[rescue] your next Solaris machine ??? (Sol/x86 booting on iMac)

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Sat Apr 15 20:37:45 CDT 2006

Andrew Weiss wrote:
> My largest complaint is actually with trying to compile Open Source  
> software on AIX using xlc.  Nothing builds without a lot of hand  
> holding... compare this to commercial code that you can download and  
> use the old license for (SSH or such from Tectia).  I  
> compiled that on xlc without a single blip or warning.  30-45 seconds  
> compile time gmake -j 6 on 4 POWER 3-II's with 8MB of cache each.   
> F*ing GNU code assumes all the world is a Linux peecee... and even on  
> those they spew gratuitous warnings and other sloppy code problems.

I tend to use the AIX Toolbox applications.  A lot less PITA involved.

Peace...  Sridhar

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