[erlang-questions] Solaris 10 build issues - R11B-4

Brad Anderson brad@REDACTED
Mon May 21 19:01:07 CEST 2007

Mats Cronqvist wrote:
> Brad Anderson wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I'm trying to get OTP R11B-4 to compile on Solaris 10 (x86, 32bit).  I've
>> placed the needed packages on the system so far:
>> gcc 3.4.6
>> openssl-0.9.8e
>> make-3.81
>> and their dependencies...
>> Also, I received an 'ar' error in ./configure, so I added Solaris
>> binutils to
>> the path.
>> Any insight would be appreciated.
>   i'm not sure this qualifies as an insight, but i had a great deal of
> trouble building anything on solaris 8 (NB). from my notes;
> binutils ld broken, make sure we use solaris ld/as
> which as ; which ld ; which cc ; which make ; which gcc
> /usr/ccs/bin/as
> /usr/ccs/bin/ld
> /usr/ucb/cc
> $ALOCAL/gnu/bin/make
> $ALOCAL/gnu/bin/gcc
>   it was solaris 8 and probably unrelated to your problem in any case.
> so this advice is worth what you pay for it...

I had no 'as' on the path, and 'ld' was from /usr/ucb/ld, so I changed things
around a bit to match your setup.

Same result   :(

And to think, I was going to double what I pay you.  Thanks, though for your


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