Subject: Re: selection of compiler not quite correct on Solaris
To: Klaus Heinz <>
From: None <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/13/2005 02:35:53
On Tue, 13 Dec 2005 03:21:05 +0100
Klaus Heinz <> wrote:

> I propose we add an appropriate paragraph to the documentation:
>   In case you have installed the Sun compiler in a directory other than
>   the defautlt /opt/SUNWspro or if you want to choose between different
>   installed versions you must set SUNWSPROBASE=/some/path/SUNWspro,
>   including /some/path/SUNWspro/bin in your PATH variable is not
>   sufficient.
> At the moment, the documentation is split between
> bootstrap/README.Solaris and doc/pkgsrc.txt. Any objections to merge
> README.Solaris into the pkgsrc guide?
> ciao
>      Klaus

While you're at it, add a few lines about ABI=64 variable, which is used for
building 64-bit packages