I got a response from Steve (of SunFreeware) and he also has put some info
up on the site about regenerating the cleaned-up files.
I've done this with the gcc 3.3.2 for solaris 10, and have now successfully
built postgresql rc1.
I haven't tried executing it yet, but at least it's built without
Thank you for your help.
From: Mike Mascari [mailto:mascarm(at)mascari(dot)com]
Sent: Saturday, December 18, 2004 5:03 AM
To: Tom Lane
Cc: Belbin, Peter; pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [BUGS] solaris 10 with gcc 3.3.2
Mike Mascari wrote:
> Tom Lane wrote:
>> I wrote:
>>> This is standard practice for gcc: it tries to use "cleaned up"
>>> of system headers that will not elicit useless warnings from gcc.
>>> It's a good idea, actually, because the degree of insanity in
>>> vendor-supplied system headers is pretty depressing. But if the gcc
>>> install process generated an invalid "cleanup" file then you need to
>>> take that up with the gcc boys, not us.
>> On rereading this, a nearly-dead neuron fired --- I have seen
>> problems of this sort arise when someone took a gcc installation
>> generated on NiftyVendorUnix M.N and copied it verbatim to
>> or indeed any release other than M.N.
> That nearly-dead neuron has value. The problem is that most people are
> getting the Solaris 10 beta builds whose headers conflict with the gcc
> 3.3.2 package's 'adapted' headers they are acquiring from
> sunfreeware.com, which, along with distributing other binary packages,
> is the place referred to by gcc.gnu.org for pre-built Solaris
> binaries. All the original poster needs to do is rebuild the gcc's
> 'adapted' headers with:
> # cd /usr/local/lib/gcc-lib/i386-pc-solaris2.10/3.3.2/install-tools
> # ./mkheaders
> and they should be good to go....
Actually, I see the original poster is on SPARC, so the correct path to the
'mkheaders' utility is probably going to be:
# cd /usr/local/lib/gcc-lib/sparc-sun-solaris2.10/3.3.2/install-tools
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