Re: Compiling perl on solaris 2.9 - miniperl hangs
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "vani1911" <vani1911@y...> wrote:
>Why didn't you just download the installable package from
> I initially tried compiling 5.8.5 from sunfreeware.com. I faced the
> same problem.So i decided may be i should try the latest stable one
> from perl.org. Now i have the same problem on both.
> I need to compile perl and a few other utilities for my need on a
> separate mount point.Ultimately I have to move the tar ball of the
> mount pt to another machine (same config -arch,OS,etc)cause i don't
> have enough space on it.
> compiling 5.8.5 from sunfreeware.com
sunfreeware.com? It installs to /usr/local.
You could use the same package on every machine.
It sounds like you are making a lot of extra work for yourself.
You might be able to use an option with pkgadd to install to a
separate mount point.
You could consider moving to Solaris 10 - it's free and perl 5.8.3 is
part of it.
> --- In email@example.com, "Damien Carbery"
> <daymobrew@y...> wrote:
> > --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "vani1911" <vani1911@y...>
> > >
> > > Hi,
> > > I am trying to compile perl 5.8.7 on solaris 2.9 using gcc 3.2
> > > gnu's ld. While compiling some of the dynamic linking libraries,
> > > compile process hangs. This does not happen for all the
> > > Looks like miniperl hangs trying to create the Makefile from
> > > Makefile.PL for some of them. I manually removed about 10
> > > libraries from the dynamic_ext variable in the Makefile and the
> > > compilation continued. But ofcourse the make test cmd fails.
> > >
> > > Since it happens only for certain libraries for e.g . ext/B,
> > > ext/PPPort, IO,Storable, etc. i am not able to figure out the
> > > problem. I tried to create the Makefile directly from within the
> > > specific directory. But, now the miniperl command works fine from
> > > withing for certain directories (of the troublesome one) and not
> > > within a few others. I really don't know what is happening here.
> > > have tried everything that i can think of and have no clue where
> > > look next. Any help is highly appreciated.
> > > perl v 5.8.7
> > > gcc 3.2
> > > solaris 2.9
> > > ld -2.16 (gnu)
> > > as -2.16 (gnu)
> > >
> > > Please let me know if you need any other information to help me
> > > Thanks in advance,
> > > Vani
> > >
> > If you'd settle for perl 5.8.5 you can get it prebuilt from
> > sunfreeware.com
> > http://sunfreeware.mirrors.tds.net/programlistsparc9.html#perl
> > http://sunfreeware.mirrors.tds.net/programlistintel9.html#perl