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Re: Bug #706: Wrong shlib flag for GCC compilation on Solaris

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Richard Cook x261 <rcook(at)insightful(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Bug #706: Wrong shlib flag for GCC compilation on Solaris
Date: 2002-07-11 02:50:21
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Richard Cook x261 wrote:
> Bruce,
> My apologies.  The file I worked with was from the postgresql-7.1.3.tar.gz. 
> I had started out with the latest (7.2.1) tar, but after various failures
> rolled back to the 7.1.3 source, since I found evidence on the net that
> somebody had succeeded in building that on Solaris.  I lost track of that
> change in source over the holiday weekend.  It looks like 7.2.1 has it
> right.
> Even so, I have not yet fully succeeded in building with the 7.2.1 source. 
> Using GCC, I got a running postgres, but failed to get pgaccess to work.  I
> think that may be due to a corrupt, but have not gone back to
> verify this.  Using Sun tools, the compilation succeeded, but I got a
> WriteControlFile failure (File exists) when running "make check", which I
> never could diagnose.

Strange. We have tons of people on Solaris.

> So now I have a fully working 7.1.3 build, and I am tempted to leave well
> enough alone.  Are the changes in 7.2.1 worth yet another build attempt?

Yes, each major release is pretty major in terms of fixes and features.

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