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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at peppler dot org>
Subject: Re: Problems with sybperl installation under Solaris 2.6
Date: Jan 11 2002 8:45PM

Jeffries, Jim J writes:
 > My systems administrator is having problems installing sybperl under
 > Solaris 2.6. and Sybase 12.
 > She has without errors:
 >    1. Unpacked the package
 >    2. Modified the CONFIG file
 >    3. Ran perl Makefile.PL
 > When she executes the "make" the script script spawns about 1500 cpp
 > process that eventually slow the machine to a point where the processes
 > need to be killed.

 > The processes that are spawned look like:
 >     root 18035 20452  0 19:27:13 pts/8    0:00 grep cpp
 >     root 17367 17356  0 19:25:47 pts/6    0:00 cpp -lang-c
 > -Asystem(unix) -Asystem(
 > svr4) -Acpu(sparc) -Amachine(sparc) -Acpu(s
 >     root 17485 17482  0 19:25:58 pts/6    0:00 cpp -lang-c
 > -Asystem(unix) -Asystem(
 > svr4) -Acpu(sparc) -Amachine(sparc) -Acpu(s

Hmmm - I seem to remember something like this, though I don't remember
the details. It would be nice to see the rest of the command line to
see what file(s) they are trying to process.

I also wonder if for some reason you have a parallel make (or
something like that) that is causing this?

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