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Re: failed to find ar on solaris system (ITS#1772)

I've committed a patch to HEAD which will cause configure
to report an error if is unable to find ar(1) in the
installer's environment.

At 12:58 PM 2002-04-24, abraxxus@sonic.net wrote:
>Full_Name: caleb clark
>Version: 2.0.23
>OS: solaris 8 2/02
>URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
>Submission from: (NULL) (
>when i did a configure on my solaris system it failed to find the ar application
>that resides in /usr/ccs/bin/ar
>Figured it would not find that, but what happend was that it configured
>succesfully and left the $(AR) variable blank, so i got an error on line 278 in
>include/liblutil/Makefile saying:
>Command not found: ru
>(ru are the options to ar)
>line was something like:
>$(AR) ru
>so it left the variable blank.
>maybe on configure when you find that its solaris you could check /usr/ccs/bin
>and /usr/ucb/bin for some of the common tools (that are not common to solaris
>Hope this helps!