[rescue] Compiling for older releases

Clayton Wheeler csw at thirdshoe.net
Wed Aug 25 17:47:57 CDT 2004

On Aug 24, 2004, at 9:21 AM, William Enestvedt wrote:

> Can I "cross-compile" something -- OpenSSH, for example -- on, say, a
> Solaris 8 system for use on a Solaris 2.6 system?

Apart from the compiler and library issues, be aware that a Solaris 8 
patch added /dev/random and /dev/urandom devices as a userland-visible 
source of randomness. If your Solaris 8 box has these, you'll need to 
tell configure not to use them, because they sure won't be there on 

Good luck,

Clayton Wheeler
csw at thirdshoe.net

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