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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at peppler dot org>
Subject: Re: sybperl-2.17 install issues
Date: Mar 28 2005 6:56PM

On Thu, 2005-02-24 at 19:04, Kerry HAGEMAN wrote:
> Thanks Michael for your reply.
> AIX comes packaged with Perl in both 32 and 64 bit.  Unfortunately the
> 64 bit is not complete and must be patched in order to use. 
> There is a eFix available at
> perlconfig.083004.epkg.Z.  Once applied sybperl built cleanly.
> # perl_64bit
> Thanks,
> Kerry

THanks for the update Kerry!


> >>> Michael Peppler  02/21/05 11:06AM >>>
> On Sat, 2005-02-19 at 00:18, Kerry HAGEMAN wrote:
> > I have been experiencing problems while trying to install
> sybperl-2.17
> > on AIX 5.2 with perl 5.8.0.
> > Note (probably harmless): No library found for -lblk
> > Writing Makefile for Sybase::CTlib
> > Note (probably harmless): No library found for -lsybdb
> These two are the problems. 
> Do you have a 64-bit ASE installation?
> Those will in general lack some of the libs in 32bit mode, and in
> particular the libblk library is one that is missing.
> If you have access to the full SDK then you should install that - it
> will give you the appropriate files.
> If not - check the OCS/lib directory and see if you might have all the
> 64bit libs - if that is the case you could try building a 64-bit
> version
> of perl.
> There's also a way to build sybperl without the BLK api enabled - you
> can add -DNOBLK flag in the CONFIG file and see if that solves the
> problem for you, and you can set DBLIBVS=0 to disable the DBlibrary
> part
> (which needs the -lsybdb library to build).
> Michael
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