Hari Bhaskaran <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

> Does a make world with NO_BIND=true also omit libresolv?

Sure looks like it to me.

> I have seen many references to using NO_BIND=true to avoid
> compiling the DNS 'server' bind (which I dont use). Does 
> it also omit libresolv? Isn't libresolv an integral part of
> the OS? How would gethostbyname work without it?

Well, *bind* is considered a part of the base system, and therefore
you're expected to be on your own if you cut parts of it out.  The
NO_BIND option is really intended for people who are installing DNS
code separately.

> Any help is appreciated.

Hope that helps...

Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area: 
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