Hi, Good to ear that someone also needs this ! I've some patches for 1.14.6 that may help you :) Tell me if this is successful ? Patches for Sun curses is not necessary if you manage to disable dselect... Cheers, Michel -----Original Message----- From: Jason Harley [mailto:email@example.com] Sent: 05 December 2007 16:53 To: BRIAND, Michel M (EKITO) Subject: dpkg on Solaris? Greetings Michel, I'm very interested in using dpkg on Solaris for the same reasons that you outlined on the debian-dpkg mailing list. I'm having difficulties getting it to build though, and was wondering if you could share some of your expertise? I'm trying to build 1.13.25 (though, I see you're using 1.14.6 and that 1.14.7 is now out.. if you know this will build better on Solaris, please let me know). I'm using your configure options more or less: > #!/bin/sh > > DPKG_ROOT=/opt/dpkg-utils > SYS_ROOT=/oanda/system > CC=gcc > CPPFLAGS="-I/usr/sfw/include -I$SYS_ROOT/include" > CFLAGS="-g -m32" > LDFLAGS="-L/usr/sfw/include -L$SYS_ROOT/lib" > > ./configure --prefix=$DPKG_ROOT --without-gnu-ld \ > --disable-linker-optimisations --disable-nls --disable-rpath \ > --without-dselect --without-start-stop-daemon \ > --with-libiconv-prefix=$SYS_ROOT --with-libintl-prefix=$SYS_ROOT But, when running 'gmake' I get errors finding obstack.h. Perhaps I'm missing some dependencies, but I could really use your assistance if you'd be willing to offer some help. Many thanks for your time, Jason Harley This mail has originated outside your organization, either from an external partner or the Global Internet. Keep this in mind if you answer this message. This e-mail is intended only for the above addressee. It may contain privileged information. If you are not the addressee you must not copy, distribute, disclose or use any of the information in it. If you have received it in error please delete it and immediately notify the sender. Security Notice: all e-mail, sent to or from this address, may be accessed by someone other than the recipient, for system management and security reasons. This access is controlled under Regulation of security reasons. This access is controlled under Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000, Lawful Business Practises.