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Re: Gnokii on Sparc Solaris 9

From: Pawel Kot
Subject: Re: Gnokii on Sparc Solaris 9
Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2009 08:27:05 +0200


On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 02:53, Martin
Schumacher<address@hidden> wrote:
> 1) I downloaded the latest source code *.tar.gz files (version 0.6.27)
> Config seemed to go OK, but neither "make" or "gmake" worked. It seems
> from the "configure" output that it thought my "Solaris OS" was Win32 or
> x86.

Obviously, as there is no way to put changes back to the old version.

> 2) So, on gnokii-users advice, I downloaded the "git" version, (I had to
> download and install 7 other Solaris packages, just to get "git" to
> work!!!)
> Unfortunatly, this "git" version didn't compile either.  I tried to
> attached the log files from the, ./configure and gmake
> program outpt, but the email bounced to this group.  (Do I have to send
> them one at a time?)

There's a limit of 100K of the single mail. You can tar.gz them. Or
show just meaningful parts.

> Anyway, Listed below are the SunFreeWare packages I have installed just
> to try to get gnokii to compile.  All these packages installed
> successfully, but gnokii still resists.
> Any help would be appreciated.  Short, one line "answers" are not really
> helpful, nor is "it should work".

Any complaints without providing anything we could look at is not
helpful neither.

> Ps. Just for fun, I downloaded and installed (without problems) the
> Win32 *.msi gnokii version, and it didn't need any other prerequisites
> programs, libraries, etc, etc.

Well, that's the difference between unix world and windows world.
Difference in a way software is distributed.

> Pps. It seems that gnokii on Solaris has really lost the plot.  I cannot
> understand  why there is such an "enormous" reliance on other people's
> softwarem, as the list below seems to indicate.

That's not enormous. Why should we reimplement what other people did?
Anyway most of this software is just for building gnokii.

take care,
Pawel Kot

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