Subject: Re: Solaris pkgsrc
To: Lubomir Sedlacik <>
From: grant beattie <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/24/2003 01:54:52
On Wed, Aug 20, 2003 at 12:43:28PM +0200, Lubomir Sedlacik wrote:

> that said, if you can make it work with GNU binutils AND Solaris ld, go
> for it.  99% of the software in pkgsrc links just fine with Solaris ld
> (only some minor tweaking of the broken packages might be needed) but i
> am strongly against using GNU binutils as the preferable toolchain for
> Solaris/pkgsrc (and i believe i am not the only one who was beaten with
> the problems mentioned, grant?).

(catching up on mail..)

I've not used GNU binutils on Solaris at all and never had a problem
with the native linker or assembler, and you need them for 64-bit

if Julien has had good success with GNU binutils, let's provide a
way to use both easily, everyone wins :)