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Re: [PORTS] Interface compile problems with 6.5.2 on DEC-Alpha

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Pedro J(dot) Lobo" <pjlobo(at)euitt(dot)upm(dot)es>
Cc: "Clouser, Robert" <bclouser(at)ll(dot)mit(dot)edu>, "'pgsql ports'" <pgsql-ports(at)postgreSQL(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [PORTS] Interface compile problems with 6.5.2 on DEC-Alpha
Date: 1999-11-30 02:39:49
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> On Tue, 2 Nov 1999, Clouser, Robert wrote:
> >I am puzzled:
> First of all, I am sorry for aswering so late. I've been very very busy
> these days, and until now I've been unable to do anything outside my
> "real" work.
> >   I got 6.5.2 to compile on my DEC-alpha, but I met with compile errors
> >whenever I tried to compile it with any of the interfaces
> >like tcl, perl and odbc (not to mention having to deactivate any C++
> >compiling).
> I've just compiled 6.5.3 (which is not yet announced, but it does exist
> already) on my tiny old alpha (it is a DEC 2000 AXP 300). It has DU 4.0d
> (without patches), DEC C V5.6-075, perl 5.004_04, tcl 7.6 / tk 4.2 (yes, I
> know these two are old, but I don't really use them), GNU make 3.75, GNU
> flex 2.5.4 and GNU bison 1.25.
> This is the configure command that I have used:
> ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/pgsql.beta --enable-locale
> --with-pgport=5440 --with-CC=cc --without-CXX
> --with-includes=/usr/local/include --with-libs=/usr/local/lib --with-tcl
> --with-tclconfig=/usr/local/lib --with-x --with-perl --with-odbc
> As you may see, all interfaces (except C++, which is known not to work on
> alphas) are enabled. I had to apply the attached patch to get odbc to
> compile. Please don't be very strict about the patch, it is just a quick
> and dirty hack done in a minute to get odbc to compile.
> Although I haven't done the regression tests, everything has compiled fine
> (well, the odbc part gave a lot of warnings related to char/unsigned char
> pointers, but they doesn't seem dangerous).
> >The errors I get are things like "invalid declarations" .. things I
> >would not expect to compile on any computer. Has anyone else had
> >problems compiling with these interfaces? Is there a compiler flag that
> >will let these things pass?
> Please be more specific about the tools you use and the errors you see,
> and I'll try to help.
> Regards,
> 	Pedro.
> -- 
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