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Re: Vim 7.2 compilation error on Solaris 10

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  • Luinnar
    ... Hi Tony, Thank you, I found the cause of the failure - old libraries. I ve built the vim now. Regards, Alexey.
    Message 1 of 2 , Oct 17, 2008
      > On 16/10/08 13:27, Luinnar wrote:
      >> Hi All,
      >> I tried to build new vim from sources but compilation failed with the
      >> following error:
      >> vim.h:41: error: syntax error before ':' token
      >> As I see in vim.h it's caused by improper configuration:
      >> [40] # if (SIZEOF_INT == 0)
      >> [41] Error: configure did not run properly. Check auto/config.log.
      >> [42] # endif
      >> I checked auto/config.log and found a lot of failed programs there, but
      >> I have no idea how to fix them. Could someone please help me here?
      >> I've attached config.log and output of ./configure&& make.
      >> Best regards,
      >> Alexey.
      > Tony Mechelynck wrote:
      > Failed programs in auto/config.log are not necessarily /per se/ a fatal
      > error. Configure makes a lot of tests; many of these tests involve
      > running programs and catching, for instance, their exit status, which,
      > even in successful configure runs, is not always zero for all programs.
      > Depending on the result of those tests, configure may change how the
      > subsequent compile is "configured".
      > If configure fails, the error is usually evident not only near the end
      > of auto/config.log but also (and sometimes more obviously) near the end
      > of the sysout/syserr output of configure.
      > In the present case, it appears that configure could not determine
      > sizeof(int) i.e., the size in bytes of the "integer" data type on the
      > platform on which it was running. I suppose that some standard C header
      > file either was missing, or else was in a different directory than those
      > searched for include files.
      > See also http://users.skynet.be/antoine.mechelynck/vim/compunix.htm
      > Best regards,
      > Tony.

      Hi Tony,

      Thank you, I found the cause of the failure - old libraries.
      I've built the vim now.


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