Is GCC installed? From the output below it looks as if the configure
script is finding the default compiler (which isn't really a compiler on
Sun).

Don

Kelly wrote:

>This is what I get when I try to configure 'GCC' for installation.
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>Any help?
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># ./configure
>loading cache ./config.cache
>checking host system type... i386-pc-solaris2.9
>checking target system type... i386-pc-solaris2.9
>checking build system type... i386-pc-solaris2.9
>checking for a BSD compatible install... ./install-sh -c
>/usr/ucb/cc: language optional software package not installed
>*** The command 'cc -o conftest -g conftest.c' failed.
>*** You must set the environment variable CC to a working compiler.
>#
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>>First step is to make sure that gcc is installed. It isn't installed by
>>default on a Solaris 9 build. You can get it from
>>http://sunfreeware.com. I'd recommend the UUNET or SprintLink mirror
>>for downloads. You should probably download and install GCC, libiconv
>>and OpenSSL. That should get you what you need for compilers, etc.
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>>For most build that I have done on Solaris, your best bet is to set your
>>path like this:
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>>PATH=/usr/local/bin:/usr/ccs/bin:${PATH}
>>export PATH
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>>This also *assumes* you're in sh, ksh or bash.
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>>That should take care of the compile.
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>>Good luck!
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>>Don
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>>Kelly wrote:
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>>>I have gotten past this part and now the install is telling me the c
>>>compiler cannot create executables. It does find the 'cc' but it does
>>>not find the 'gcc'.
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>>>Any thoughts?
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>>>Kelly
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>>>Edvard Tuinder wrote:
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>>>>According to Kelly:
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>>>>>Hey Guys,
>>>>>
>>>>>I have upgraded my server and I have also went with a new OS for the
>>>>>server. I am running Solaris 9 having previously used Mandrake
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>>>>>

>9.1. I
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>>>>>am working on the new server and still have the old box running. My
>>>>>problem is I am trying to install BIND 9.3 on the new Solaris 9
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>server.
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>>>>>I am running BIND 9.2.2 on the old Mandrake box. I am having a
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>problem
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>>>>>with the install right from the start. I have downloaded the src and
>>>>>unpacked it. It is now in a directory called BIND9.3.0. I cd into
>>>>>
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>the
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>>>>>directory and enter ./configure.
>>>>>
>>>>>It works until it says: 'checking for AR... no'
>>>>>
>>>>>Configure: error:
>>>>>ar program not found. Please fix your PATH to the directory in
>>>>>
>>>>>

>which it
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>>>>>resides. Or set AR in the environment with the full path to ar.
>>>>>
>>>>>I have no idea what 'ar' is. Anyone have any help for me?
>>>>>
>>>>>
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>>>>ar is a tool needed to create libraries and such. On a solaris system
>>>>it is typically located in /usr/ccs/bin, so add this directory to your
>>>>PATH variable. If ar does not exist there, check whether the SUNWbtool
>>>>package is installed.
>>>>
>>>>-Ed
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