[Mono-list] Mono on Solaris 10/Sparc

Miguel de Icaza miguel at ximian.com
Wed Jan 11 11:57:37 EST 2006


> 1)  Using Solaris' tar will lead to failed builds due to a rules problem
> in jay.  A work around was eventually found in an old mailing list
> reference to this problem.  The work around suggested using cpio, pax,
> or GNU's tar to "untar" the file.  It would have been helpful to have a
> mention of this on the web site or in the README file.
> 2)  Do not use any of Sun's tools for the build.  configure may find
> some of Sun's tools when run.  However, I had compilation problems when
> they were used.  Instead, using gmake for make, and CC=gcc within the
> CFLAGS will provide a better chance of a successful build.
> 3)  The generated Makefile had an incorrect INSTALL variable.  "gmake
> install" was failing because the INSTALL was set to ./install-sh.  The
> script goes into numerous sub directories where install-sh does not
> exist.  I had to edit Makefile to set the correct path to install-sh.
> Note, I'm not sure if there was a problem during the run of configure or
> something in my setup, but this was something I wanted to report just in
> case.
> 4)  This problem is not related to build/installation, but I thought
> someone may want to take a look at it, as it *does not* occur when Vault
> is run on Linux (installed by use of binaries).  When the Vault command
> line client is called, the following error occurs:

Thanks for these notes, I have included some of these in the README and
also in:



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