Subject: Re: Solaris Building Problem
To: Jonathan Perkin <>
From: J. Alexander Jacocks <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/01/2003 19:32:11
This patch has definitely made things better.

However, I have now noticed that my host system is reported as 
sparc-sun-solaris2 and by build system as sparc-sun-solaris2.9.

I have yet to see an ill effect from this, so I will continue building.


On Tuesday, July 1, 2003, at 10:36 AM, Jonathan Perkin wrote:

> * On 2003-06-30 at 19:55 BST, J. Alexander Jacocks wrote:
>> I think I figured out part of the issue that I (and several
>> others) have been experiencing with building on Solaris 9.
>> When I use only snapshot tools (pre-buit binaries of gcc-2.95.3,
>> libiconv, gtexinfo, etc.) I get both a HOST and BUILD system type
>> of sparc-sun-solaris2.  When using the gcc-3.3 that I compiled
>> with the package tree, the BUILD system type is sparc-sun-solaris.
> See pkg/20701 which has yet to be looked at.
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