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Re: problems compiling 2.1.36 on solaris 8 with gcc-3.2

From: Mumit Khan
Subject: Re: problems compiling 2.1.36 on solaris 8 with gcc-3.2
Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2002 16:50:32 -0500 (CDT)

On Tue, 17 Sep 2002, Sam Ducksworth wrote:

> i got it. i had hosed up my build environment in such a way that is was
> still trying to use suns sed instead of gnu sed. after working that out
> i was able to build octave without any errors!!!

XPG4 compliant sed, bundled with Solaris (SUNWxcu4), seems to handle it
as well. For those who don't have GNU sed already on the system, you
can do the following:

  $ export PATH=/usr/xpg4/bin:$PATH
  [ use appropriate syntax if not using POSIX shell ]
  $ make

SUNWxcu4 is part of End User Support and Developer System Support
clusters, among others, so chances are that it's installed on your


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