Tag Archives: solaris

Solaris Runtime Linker Fun

Most of the last week at work has been spent trying to coerce my way around the Solaris runtime linker (ld.so.1). The original task is to install a bunch of stuff like OpenSSL, PostgreSQL and Perl into a directory structure ($prefix) on the box. But where the task involves shared libraries, things get tricky… Compiling […]

Solaris Tip

When trying to compile stuff on Solaris, you have to have more than just gcc installed. You also need the gcc runtime. For some reason, the box I am working on at work has got SUNWgcc, but now SUNWgccruntime. Simple to fix when you know the problem. But it took 2½ days to find the […]