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Re: BIND 9 compile issue (ITS#2763)

I did some digging.  The changes you suggest actually are compatible
with BIND8 and BIND9.  The 2.1 code is actually using BIND4 resolver
interfaces (provided in <arpa/nameser_compat.h>).  I not aware of
any current system providing BIND4 resolver interfaces, I've just
updated the code.  If so, the old code is needed by someone it can
be included:
  #if __RES
        BIND8/9 code


At 06:08 PM 10/14/2003, jtownsend@apple.com wrote:
>On Oct 9, 2003, at 5:57 PM, Howard Chu wrote:
>> The remainder of the patch needs to be #ifdef'd if it is going to break
>> compatibility with older versions of the resolver library.
>I have updated the patch file here:
>It now ifdefs based on _RESOLV_9_H_ to determine whether to use the new  
>API or not.
>One disadvantage of having to add -lresolv to the LIBS environment  
>variable is that it requires that library be linked to by everything  
>that is built rather than just libldap. It's certainly easy enough to  
>put that into our wrapper Makefile or set it up when running configure.  
>This loses a bit of the point of autoconfigure, but I'm not sure how we  
>can automatically detect that this library is available or necessary.  
>That seems like the better way to go if it is possible.