[httperf] build httperf on solaris 9

Balazs Scheidler bazsi at balabit.hu
Tue Sep 18 08:26:54 PDT 2007

On Mon, 2007-09-17 at 09:13 -0600, Ted Bullock wrote:
> I have sporadically experienced similar problems on solaris.  Try using
> the Sun Studio solaris compiler and linker rather than GNU tools.  I am
> not certain what is causing the problem but I do suspect it has
> something to do with the binutils. Did you install the gnu binutils or
> are you using the vendor ones (Sun as and Sun ld)?  If so what version
> are they.

I guess the call to "false" instead of ranlib seems to indicate that the
configure script did not find a suitable ranlib binary.

Can you check the configure output/config.log file?

> > if gcc -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I../../../src/gen -I../.. -I/usr/local/ssl/include
> > -I../../../src/gen/.. -g -O2 -DHAVE_SSL -MT sess_cookie.o -MD -MP -MF ".deps/sess_cookie.Tpo"
> > -c -o sess_cookie.o ../../../src/gen/sess_cookie.c; \
> > then mv -f ".deps/sess_cookie.Tpo" ".deps/sess_cookie.Po"; else rm -f ".deps/sess_cookie.Tpo";
> > exit 1; fi
> > rm -f libgen.a
> > false cru libgen.a call_seq.o conn_rate.o misc.o rate.o session.o uri_fixed.o
> > uri_wlog.o uri_wset.o wsess.o wsesslog.o wsesspage.o sess_cookie.o
> > *** Error code 255
> > make: Fatal error: Command failed for target `libgen.a'
> > Current working directory /home/secappspf/httperf-0.9.0/build/src/gen


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