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Re: Trouble building 1.6.0-rc3 against Berkeley DB on Solaris

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Tue, 17 Mar 2009 11:12:22 -0400

Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis wrote:
> 2009-03-17 15:02 C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net> napisaƂ(a):
>> I think Kamesh determined the problem. (Kamesh, please correct me if I'm
>> wrong.)
>>
>> configure looks for a "suitable grep", but the criteria is simply "supports
>> long lines" and "supports the -e argument". Our buildstuffs expect grep to
>> have support for the -o argument, too, though. Our Solaris build
>> environment has both Solaris grep and GNU grep, but Solaris grep (which
>> doesn't support -o) was getting chosen by configure.
>
> You can try:
> GREP=/path/to/GNU/grep ./configure ${OPTIONS}
> or
> EGREP=/path/to/GNU/grep ./configure ${OPTIONS}

Sure you can. But isn't it better to make configure do what's supposed to
do: detect what the build needs?

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C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
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