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Re: BUG #4219: fseeko test failure in configure script

From: John R Pierce <pierce(at)hogranch(dot)com>
To: Nathan Reed <nreed(at)uci(dot)edu>
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #4219: fseeko test failure in configure script
Date: 2008-06-04 18:47:22
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Nathan Reed wrote:
> The following bug has been logged online:
> Bug reference:      4219
> Logged by:          Nathan Reed
> Email address:      nreed(at)uci(dot)edu
> PostgreSQL version: 8.3.1
> Operating system:   Sparc Solaris 10 - 08/07 release
> Description:        fseeko test failure in configure script
> Details: 
> It does not matter what parameters I do or do not provide on the configure
> step, I get the same failure every time:
> checking for fseeko... (cached) yes
> checking test program... failed
> configure: error:
> Could not execute a simple test program.  This may be a problem related to
> locating shared libraries.  Check the file 'config.log' for the exact
> reason.
> I have even attempted to re-order the file to no avail.  I
> wanted a version with ssl support ( does not provide a built
> version with the ssl support), but this jacked up problem with fseeko is
> pushing me to use MySQL because I have been successful in configuring,
> making, and installing a version with ssl support.  Encryption is critical
> in my environment.

what compiler/tool stack are you using?  what additional libraries?

for sparc, I'd highly recommend using Sun Studio, aka SUNWspro, 
available from sun for free nowdays (installs to /opt/SUNWspro/..., so 
put that bin in your path before any other compilers)

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