-lresolve missing error in building krb5 on amd64

Parag Mhashilkar parag at cs.wisc.edu
Tue Mar 8 13:03:31 EST 2005

I am trying to build krb5-1.3.4 on amd64, rhas3 and configure doesn't seem
to like it. I know this has been discussed at various places but couldn't
find a real solution to the problem. Any help will be really appreciated.
Following is the output from configure and other related info -

[root at nmi-rhas3-amd64 src]# cat /etc/issue
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS release 3 (Taroon Update 4)
Kernel \r on an \m

[root at nmi-rhas3-amd64 src]# uname -a
Linux nmi-rhas3-amd64.cs.wisc.edu 2.4.21-9.ELsmp #1 SMP Thu Jan 8 16:52:31
EST 2004 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

[root at nmi-rhas3-amd64 src]# ./configure --without-tcl
configure: loading cache ./config.cache
checking for gcc... gcc
checking for C compiler default output... a.out
checking whether the C compiler works... yes
checking whether we are cross compiling... no
checking for suffix of executables... 
checking for suffix of object files... o
checking whether we are using the GNU C compiler... yes
checking whether gcc accepts -g... yes
checking how to run the C preprocessor... gcc -E
checking for gcc option to accept ANSI C... none needed
Looking for ././config
configure: adding extra warning flags for gcc
built in krb4 support
checking which version of com_err to use... krb5
checking which version of subsystem package to use... krb5
checking for an ANSI C-conforming const... yes
checking for gethostbyname... yes
checking for socket... yes
checking if DNS Kerberos lookup support should be compiled in... yes
checking for res_search... no
checking for res_search in -lresolv... no
configure: error: Cannot find resolver support routine res_search in
[root at nmi-rhas3-amd64 src]#

Thanks and Regards,
Parag Mhashilkar              University of Wisconsin-Madison
Systems Programmer            Department of Computer Sciences
Condor Project Research       1210 West Dayton Street
parag at cs.wisc.edu             Madison, WI 53706-1685

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