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Erlang Install on i368-pc-sollaris2.10 issues (Updated)

Kelvin Poon (Scotiabank GBM)

Hi,

 

I am running into an issue with an Erlang install on our Unix machine (Solaris 10).

 

Erlang version: R16B03

OS: Solaris 10

GCC: 4.8.2

GNU Make: 3.81

 

I am following the steps listed on the official install page:

https://github.com/erlang/otp/blob/maint/HOWTO/INSTALL.md

 

I have unpacked the tar file from erlang.org, these are the steps I have followed:

 

export ERL_TOP=<my local directory where tar file was unpacked>/otp_src_R16B03

export DED_LD=gcc #using gcc located at /usr/sfw/bin/gcc

export PATH=/usr/sfw/bin:/usr/xpg4/bin/:/bin

export DED_LDFLAGS=-shared

./configure –prefix=<target erlang install directory>

 

Configuration finished with: (I can post the entire output if necessary)

 

*********************************************************************

**********************  APPLICATIONS DISABLED  **********************

*********************************************************************

 

odbc           : ODBC library - link check failed

 

*********************************************************************

*********************************************************************

**********************  APPLICATIONS INFORMATION  *******************

*********************************************************************

 

wx             : wxWidgets not found, wx will NOT be usable

 

*********************************************************************

*********************************************************************

**********************  DOCUMENTATION INFORMATION  ******************

*********************************************************************

 

documentation  :

                 fop is missing.

                 Using fakefop to generate placeholder PDF files.

 

---

Then I ran make as instructed in the install instructions

 

gmake #located at /usr/sfw/bin/gmake

The error I receive is:

/usr/ucb/install -c -d ../priv/lib/i386-pc-solaris2.10

gcc -shared -o ../priv/lib/i386-pc-solaris2.10/crypto.so ../priv/obj/i386-pc-solaris2.10/crypto.o  /usr/lib -L/usr/lib -lcrypto

ld: fatal: file /usr/lib: unknown file type

ld: fatal: file processing errors. No output written to ../priv/lib/i386-pc-solaris2.10/crypto.so

collect2: ld returned 1 exit status

 

I don't understand why the make file would produce such a command, why is /usr/lib targeted there? It looks like it is following the generated makefile from $ERL_TOP/lib/crypto/c_src/Makefile.in, the corresponding makefile contain this:

 

$(LIBDIR)/crypto$(TYPEMARKER).so: $(CRYPTO_OBJS)

        $(V_at)$(INSTALL_DIR) $(LIBDIR)

        $(V_LD) $(LDFLAGS) -o $@ $^ $(LDLIBS) $(CRYPTO_LINK_LIB)

 

Looks like something is wrong with the $LDLIBS variable. Does anybody know what's wrong?

 

Thanks

 


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