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Re: Emacs can't be built on IBM's AIX.

From: Kenichi Handa
Subject: Re: Emacs can't be built on IBM's AIX.
Date: Sat, 11 Nov 2000 10:10:02 +0900 (JST)

"Josh Knight" <address@hidden> writes:
> Xref: gerd.segv.de emacs-devel:627
>>  % uname -a
>>  AIX aix 3 4 000B665D4C00
>>  And, with the following patch, at least compilation
>>  succeeded.

> $ uname -a
> AIX aixelf 3 4 007559E64C00

> With the above mentioned patch, emacs-21.0.90 built without
> incident, runs through all the leim stuff and seems, after
> an admittedly cursory examination, to run correctly.

Ok, I've commited the changes (for syssignal.h and

> I think the key is to make sure that gcc *IS NOT* in your
> path when you configure.  There have been problems building
> emacs with gcc on AIX, but it seems to build OK with cc (the
> IBM product C compiler).  I know Cygnus/Red Hat have done
> some work on the AIX gcc in the last year, but I don't
> have the latest and greatest, so I recommend using cc
> (both configure and make) to get emacs working.

But, my AIX system doesn't have native C compiler.  :-(

Ken'ichi HANDA

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