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From: gabe at UCSD dot EDU (Gabriel Lawrence)
Subject: Re: FYI: Installing Perl on Solaris 2.4
Date: Jan 10 1996 12:01AM

At 5:26 PM 1/9/96, you wrote:

>Hi everybody,
>We are trying to install Sybperl-2.0 but are having trouble getting Perl
>5.001m to install. It seems to die when compiling the POSIX extensions to
>perl. We are using the gnu compiler (2.5.6) because we don't have the C
>compiler for Solaris. We are trying to make the transition from SunOS to
>Solaris and this is our last piece of software to move over. Any ideas what is
>going wrong? It is giving us compiler errors:
>POSIX.c:67: parse error before `*'
>POSIX.c:67: warning: data definition has no type or storage class
>POSIX.c: In function `XS_POSIX__SigSet_new':
>POSIX.c:2168: `POSIX__SigSet' undeclared (first use this function)
>POSIX.c:2168: (Each undeclared identifier is reported only once
>POSIX.c:2168: for each function it appears in.)
>POSIX.c:2168: parse error before `RETVAL'

I had this problem also... I had gotten a precompiled version of Gcc and
was using that... I ended up getting the gcc source and compiling a full
version and everything started to work. It seems that some of the
precompiled Gcc's out there are missing some important files/libraries...


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