Solaris 64 bit compilation

Martin v. Loewis martin at v.loewis.de
Wed Sep 25 08:28:28 CEST 2002


phoebe_1 at att.net (Holden Caulfield) writes:

> > > Is anyone even interested in the configure.in patches?
> > 
> > I don't really see a need, since it works fine without the patches.
> > 
>   Well, I will have to disagree here. As currently at lease in V2.2.1 vanilla
>   source there is *no* option to built in 64 bit mode, unless you hack the
>   CFLAGS, LDSHARED etc.
>   Unless, you know of way to pass the appropriate flags? 

Setting CC to "cc -xarch=v9", then running configure, has the desired
effect.

>   Because my expectation was that I could build 64bit excutable/object/module
>   by running "configure", currently out of the box I could *not* figure out a
>   way to do this. 

You need to set CC for this.

Regards,
Martin



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