build problems with SN452

Syd Polk
Wed Sep 20 04:43:00 GMT 2000

Todd Dukes wrote:
> I have two problems with building the SN452-source tarball
> on Solaris.

Which version of Solaris? I build it on Solaris 2.5.1 and Solaris 2.7
just fine. Are you using gcc or the native compiler?
> 1. TK8.1 seems to want static X11 libraries in /usr/local/lib.
>    Solaris doesn't come with static X11 libraries, and the so's
>    are in /usr/lib. I fixed this be replacing all of the
>       -Wl,-Bstatic -L/usr/local/lib -lX11 -lXext -lX11 -Wl,-Bdynamic
> -ldl
>    in the Makefiles with
>       -L/usr/lib -lX11 -lXext -lX11
> 2. I typed 'make check' after building to completion and saw the error
>    message 'runtest not found'. I did a find for runtest in both the
>    source and build directories and could not find it.

Yup. We don't actually have a test harness right now (in the works) and
make check does not do anything. 

> Neither of these are severely inconvenient, but they may confuse
> some people who are trying to build from source.
> 'make install' did work much better this time that with 4.5.1
> thanks,
> Todd.
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