[Mailman-Users] mailman install problem

Piniella, David A DPiniella at med.miami.edu
Tue Jan 23 21:41:09 CET 2007

I don't see any obvious errors, but I don't know...

bash-3.00# more config.log
This file contains any messages produced by compilers while
running configure, to aid debugging if configure makes a mistake.

configure:558: checking for --with-python
configure:576: checking for python
configure:612: checking Python interpreter
configure:628: checking Python version
configure:662: checking that Python has a working distutils
configure:728: checking for a BSD compatible install
configure:781: checking whether make sets ${MAKE}
configure:810: checking for true
configure:846: checking for --without-gcc
configure:875: checking for gcc
configure:988: checking whether the C compiler (gcc  ) works
configure:1004: gcc -o conftest    conftest.c  1>&5
configure:1030: checking whether the C compiler (gcc  ) is a cross-compiler
configure:1035: checking whether we are using GNU C
configure:1044: gcc -E conftest.c
configure:1063: checking whether gcc accepts -g
configure:1115: checking whether #! works in shell scripts
configure:1148: checking for --with-var-prefix
configure:1163: checking for --with-permcheck
configure:1195: checking for --with-username
configure:1213: checking for user name "mailman"
configure:1259: checking for --with-groupname
configure:1278: checking for group name "mailman"
configure:1323: checking permissions on /usr/local/mailman
configure:1379: checking for mail wrapper group; i.e. --with-mail-gid
configure:1438: checking for CGI wrapper group; i.e. --with-cgi-gid
configure:1500: checking for CGI extensions
configure:1520: checking for --with-mailhost
configure:1538: checking for --with-urlhost
configure:1567: checking for default mail host name
configure:1574: checking for default URL host component
configure:1586: checking for strerror
configure:1614: gcc -o conftest -g -O2   conftest.c  1>&5
configure:1586: checking for setregid
configure:1614: gcc -o conftest -g -O2   conftest.c  1>&5
configure:1586: checking for syslog
configure:1614: gcc -o conftest -g -O2   conftest.c  1>&5
configure:1677: checking how to run the C preprocessor
configure:1698: gcc -E  conftest.c >/dev/null 2>conftest.out
configure:1757: checking for ANSI C header files
configure:1770: gcc -E  conftest.c >/dev/null 2>conftest.out
configure:1837: gcc -o conftest -g -O2   conftest.c  1>&5
configure:1864: checking for syslog.h
configure:1874: gcc -E  conftest.c >/dev/null 2>conftest.out
configure:1903: checking for uid_t in sys/types.h
configure:1937: checking type of array argument to getgroups
configure:1970: gcc -o conftest -g -O2   conftest.c  1>&5
configure:2012: checking for vsnprintf
configure:2040: gcc -o conftest -g -O2   conftest.c  1>&5
configure:2024: warning: conflicting types for built-in function 'vsnprintf'

-----Original Message-----
From: Mark Sapiro [mailto:msapiro at value.net]
Sent: Tue 1/23/2007 3:17 PM
To: Piniella, David A; mailman-users at python.org
Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] mailman install problem
Piniella, David A wrote:
>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).

configure should find an appropriate C compiler and taylor the Makefile
appropriately. Were there any errors from configure. What does
config.log say about the C compiler?

Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net>       The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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