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RE: Solaris 2.8 build failure


From: Nicola Pero
Subject: RE: Solaris 2.8 build failure
Date: Tue, 22 Apr 2008 11:32:31 +0200 (CEST)

Hi grendelan,

which version/brand of make are you using ?

You need to use GNU make.  Try 'make --version'.  Mine displays --

address@hidden ~]$ make --version
GNU Make 3.81
Copyright (C) 2006  Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.
There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A
PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

This program built for i386-redhat-linux-gnu
address@hidden ~]$ 

If yours doesn't display anything similar, you need to install GNU make. ;-)

It will probably be installed under the name 'gmake' or 'gnumake'.  Then 
you should be able to use this 'gmake' to build gnustep.

Thanks

PS: We should probably add a check in gnustep-make's configure that the make
being used is GNU make and else print an informative error message. ;-)


-----Original Message-----
From: grendelan <address@hidden>
Sent: Wednesday, April 23, 2008 1:32am
To: address@hidden
Subject: Solaris 2.8 build failure

make output: 

.
.
.
config.status: creating filesystem.sh
config.status: creating filesystem.csh
config.status: executing default commands
make: Fatal error: No arguments to build
Current working directory
/opt/gnustep/gnustep-startup-0.18.3/build/gnustep-make-2.0.2
make: Fatal error: Don't know how to make target `install'
Current working directory
/opt/gnustep/gnustep-startup-0.18.3/build/gnustep-make-2.0.2
./InstallGNUstep: /usr/GNUstep/System/Library/Makefiles/filesystem.sh:
not found
*** Error code 1
make: Fatal error: Command failed for target `all'
beastie-root:/opt/gnustep/gnustep-startup-0.18.3#

beginning of configure log: 
## --------- ##
## Platform. ##
## --------- ##

hostname = myhostname 
uname -m = sun4u
uname -r = 5.8
uname -s = SunOS
uname -v = Generic_117350-13

/usr/bin/uname -p = sparc
/bin/uname -X     = System = SunOS
Node = myhostname 
Release = 5.8
KernelID = Generic_117350-13
Machine = sun4u
BusType = <unknown>
Serial = <unknown>
Users = <unknown>
OEM# = 0
Origin# = 1
NumCPU = 2
.
.
.

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