Build failing on Solaris

Karl Hanzel karl at
Tue Dec 2 22:05:57 CET 2003

> > ...

> Certain versions of binutils do not correctly support dynamic linking on
> Solaris, which gives rise to symptoms similar to the ones you are
> seeing. I am pretty sure that binutils works.  To find out
> whether the version on your machine works, you can execute the following
> shell script...

Thanks, Andrew.  As you suspected, your script generates the seg fault &
returns the same errant "139" observed during the build of Python.  I'll
install an updated 'binutils' package and try again.


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