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Re: AIX Hints file (libm package) - awaiting comments (was Re:Closing tickets in RT)

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H.Merijn Brand
Date:
June 23, 2008 07:46
Subject:
Re: AIX Hints file (libm package) - awaiting comments (was Re:Closing tickets in RT)
Message ID:
20080623164555.4a0e8e33@pc09.procura.nl
On Fri, 16 May 2008 15:59:58 +0200, Bram <p5p@perl.wizbit.be> wrote:

> 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---

I applied it anyway in change #34073

> > This suggestions still has not been applied, awaiting comments.

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