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Re: NIS and gdbm

Stephan Wiehr wrote:
> Hi!
> Anybody who got NIS working? 
> I tried to setup a Sparc1/Debian-Linux as NIS client (version 3.3.1-1) with
> a Sparc2/SunOS4.1.3 as NIS server and it just wouldn't work, other
> SunOS4.1.3 clients work fine. 
> Trying to recompile NIS from the potato-sources resulted in this:
> checking for gdbm_open in -lgdbm... no
> checking for dbm_open... no
>  You need the GNU GDBM library or NDBM support for this package !
> gdbm is definitely installed, Version 1.7.3-26
> Anyway I tried to recompile gdbm. Result:
> test -f gdbmclose.c -a -f debian/rules
> test root = "`whoami`"
> test -f gdbmclose.c -a -f debian/rules
> CONFIG_SITE="" CC="sparc-linuxlibc1-gcc" ./configure
> --cache-file=configc1.cache
>  --prefix=/usr/sparc-linuxlibc1/
> creating cache configc1.cache
> checking for gcc... sparc-linuxlibc1-gcc
> checking whether the C compiler (sparc-linuxlibc1-gcc  ) works... no
> configure: error: installation or configuration problem: C compiler cannot
> create executables.
> Well, now I'm totally confused...

There is a conflict between some headers in libc5-dev that output warnings
(see config.log).  This is why configure fails (stderr should be empty).


PS: I need to repackage the libc5 stuff but I don't have the time right now.

 Eric Delaunay                 | "La guerre justifie l'existence des militaires.
 delaunay@lix.polytechnique.fr | En les supprimant." Henri Jeanson (1900-1970)

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