[rescue] your next Solaris machine ??? (Sol/x86 booting on iMac)
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 126.96.36.199 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.
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