Subject: Re: duplicate symbols when linking libbind.a programs statically
To: Todd Whitesel <>
From: David Forbes <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/13/1998 23:49:00
> There appears to be some duplicated functionality in libbind.a and libc.a,
> and due to differences in .o partitioning and exposed labels, duplicate
> symbol errors are produced when statically linking 'dig' and various other
> bind-related programs. Excerpt of 'make build' output:

If you're not fussed about BIND version (which as yet, I'm not), you can
stick USE_BIND4=YES in mk.conf and the problem goes away.  libbind.a is
only used for BIND-8.*.