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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at MBAY dot NET>
Subject: Re: Sybperl on Digital Unix
Date: Jan 29 1998 11:41PM

Robert Peirce wrote:
> 
> Is there an FAQ that deals with SybPerl on Digital Unix?  Or a complete
> "What to do, What not to do?"  I'm getting ready to do this next month and
> any documented help would sure make things easier.  If there isn't any
> documentation, I would be willing to help contruct some.

I have expanded the section on DEC unix on the FAQ at
http://www.mbay.net/~mpeppler.

I would definitely appreciate comments and additions (both for
DEC and other platforms).

Michael


> At 04:55 PM 1/29/98 -0500, you wrote:
> >The frustrating thing, is that I had no problem building sybperl
> >on a Digital Unix 4.0A system.  Changing nothing else, (but the OS)
> >I cannot build and/or run sybperl without the LD_LIBRARY_PATH set
> >on a 4.0B system.
> >
> >One work around was to build Sybperl on a 4.0A system then
> >move the CTlib.so onto the 4.0B system.  The only other way I
> >have found to deal with it is to make sure LD_LIBRARY_PATH is set.
> >
> >
> >>
> >> Rick Perron wrote:
> >> >
> >> > Did you still have to have the LD_LIBRARY_PATH set even
> >> > after sybperl is built?
> >>
> >> That's what it looked like.
> >>
> >> I don't actually have access to that system - I helped someone
> >> get it to work - but he head to set LD_LIBRARY_PATH to
> >> get make test to run.
> >>
> >> Someone more familiar with Dec Unix might be able to tell us
> >> if there is a way (like LD_RUN_PATH or -R flag to ld on
> >> Solaris) to encode the location of the Sybase libs in the .so
> >> files...
> >>
> >> Michael
> >>
> >> >
> >> > --
> >> > Rick Perron
> >> > rick@ties.org
> >> >
> >> > > FYI - I was able to build Sybperl 2.09 on Digital Unix 4.0B
> >> > > with the following parameters:
> >> > >
> >> > > Digital's C compiler (ie cc, not gcc)
> >> > > Sybase OpenClient 11.x (not sure of the exact release)
> >> > > perl 5.004_04 (make sure that you DON'T include -ldb when
> >> > >       building perl).
> >> > > EXTRA_LIBS= -ltli
> >> > >
> >> > > and set LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$SYBASE/lib
> >> > >
> >> > > Maybe this will help someone!
> >> > >
> >> > > Michael
> >> > > --
> >> > > Michael Peppler       -||-  Data Migrations Inc.
> >> > > mpeppler@datamig.com  -||-  http://www.mbay.net/~mpeppler
> >> > >
> >>
> >> --
> >> Michael Peppler       -||-  Data Migrations Inc.
> >> mpeppler@datamig.com  -||-  http://www.mbay.net/~mpeppler
> >>
> >
> >
> >

-- 
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mpeppler@datamig.com  -||-  http://www.mbay.net/~mpeppler