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

Mike Meredith very at zonky.org
Sun Apr 16 13:26:30 CDT 2006

On Sat, 15 Apr 2006 12:45:22 -0400, 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  

It's somewhat easier if you resort to gcc, although not with the
supplied gcc binary if you're running 5.3 ... they've supplied a 5.2
binary without the fixincludes script to encourage people to get an xlc

> F*ing GNU code assumes all the world is a Linux peecee... and even on 

It's not a new problem, it used to be "all the world's a VAX" back in
the 1980s.

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