Subject: Re: lang/perl5 on IRIX
To: None <>
From: Christian Biere <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/03/2006 13:43:45
Christian Biere wrote:
> The build won't succeed though because Configure thinks it
> knows more about IRIX and apparently fails to identify GCC
> in the hints/ because it refers to "$cc" which
> apparently is not "gcc" but "cc" (but still GCC) here. It
> should refer to "$gccversion" instead. I've fixed the latter
> with the sledgehammer but it still breaks later.

The build actually succeed after setting CC to gcc in mk.conf.
PKGSRC_COMPILER is correctly set to gcc. I suspect my symlink
cc -> gcc confuses some packages which derive false assumptions
from the name of the executable.