[Mailman-Users] mailman install problem
Hank van Cleef
vancleef at bronze.lostwells.net
Tue Jan 23 21:52:27 CET 2007
The esteemed Piniella, David A has said:
> I'm trying to install mailman 2.1.9 on a Solaris 10 x86 machine and I'm
> running into problems with "make install".
> I have no cc installed, I am using GCC 3.4.5 which I've installed from
> blastwave.org; python is 2.3.5.
> I've searched the archives of the list and hit up google to no avail,
> any suggestion(s) or hints would be most appreciated, I'm ready to scrap
> this install. I don't know if it's something funky in Sol10's make or
> maybe mailman's expecting gcc to be cc (see "unable to execute cc: No
> such file or directory \ error: command 'cc' failed with exit status 1"
> -- I did NOT specify the --with-gcc=no option during the configure).
> /opt/csw/lib/python2.3/distutils/dist.py:213: UserWarning: 'licence'
> distribution option is deprecated; use 'license'
> unable to execute cc: No such file or directory
> error: command 'cc' failed with exit status 1
> make: *** [install-packages] Error 1
> make: Leaving directory `/usr/local/mailman/misc'
> *** Error code 2
You're probably seeing what's a well-known problem with Solaris using
GNU-type configure and Makefile generation. Easy to fix.
The cc that some makefile is finding is probably /usr/ucb/cc in the
Solaris install. That is a stub that does nothing. Rename it to cc.bsd.
On a Solaris site, you have to set up PATH as a post-install operation.
Most Solaris admins have a post-install script for doing this.
Do a check, using the which command. which gcc should point to the path
where the gcc you want to use is located, and do a version check.
Then do a which cc. Unless you have Studio 11 installed, you should get
a "not found" return. The Studio 11 compiler resources are in
/opt/SUNWspro/bin if they are installed.
You may have to locate the offending Makefile or rerun configure to
recover, but try make install first, after assuring that nothing can
Hank van Cleef (vancleef at lostwells.net, hvanclee at nyx.net)
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