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Bram
Date:
May 16, 2008 07:01
Subject:
AIX Hints file (libm package) - awaiting comments (was Re:Closing tickets in RT)
Message ID:
20080516155958.0mzny9qjusks0sss@horde.wizbit.be


(resend with a better subject)

Quoting "H.Merijn Brand" <h.m.brand@xs4all.nl>:

>> > > The problem is resolved (missing libm.a package) but perhaps   
>> Configure can
>> > > test if it is installed or not?
>> >
>> > I think it would be a good idea to ensure that libm is installed.  My
>> > guess is that adding it to the AIX hints file would help to head off
>> > these repeated build problems.
>>
>> Would this do?
>> --8<---
>> --- hints/aix.sh        2007-06-22 16:56:42 +0200
>> +++ hints/aix.sh.new    2008-04-29 17:47:47 +0200
>> @@ -80,6 +80,12 @@ EOF
>>         ;;
>>      esac
>>
>> + s=`lslpp -lc bos.adt.libm >/dev/null`
>> +if [ $? != 0 ]; then
>> +    echo "You cannot build perl without the bos.adt.libm package   
>> installed" >&4
>> +    exit
>> +    fi
>> +
>>  # uname -m output is too specific and not appropriate here
>>  case "$archname" in
>>      '') archname="$osname" ;;
>> -->8---
>
> This suggestions still has not been applied, awaiting comments.





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