[MPlayer-cvslog] CVS: main configure,1.950,1.951

Diego Biurrun diego at biurrun.de
Wed Jan 12 13:14:51 CET 2005

Attila Kinali writes:
> On Wed, 12 Jan 2005 12:51:52 +0100
> Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> wrote:
> > Does this make sense?  I mean, don't we depend on GNU tools anyway
> > when being compiled on Solaris?  Does compilation work on Solaris at
> > all?  I think it's been ages since this was last tested and IIRC it
> > fails on Solaris 8 at least.
> Yes, because most people i know have all gnu tools prefixed
> with g on solaris, which would be ggrep in this case. So,
> either we test whether we have the gnu tools for everything
> around or we use a more portable version.
> And no, i don't think we need gnu tools for anything.
> The only portability problem we had was awk and this was
> solved after a short discussion.

The default shell on Solaris is also a PITA, just try running
help/help_diff.sh in it.  Then Solaris 8 has no inttypes and there may
be more things I don't remember off the top of my head.  Yes, here is
one: We require GNU make.  That's not such a short list already: grep,
awk, sh, make.


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