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From:Paul DuBois Date:May 19 1999 3:01pm
Subject:Re: mysqlbug
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>Check the manual at (that is manual for MySQL 3.23.0, but no link to
>download
>the version 3.23.0)
>
>http://www.mysql.com/Manual_chapter/manual_toc.html
>
>or more specifically look at section
>
>(4.7 Installing a MySQL source distribution)
>
> where it is clear gcc 2.8.1 or greater will work !!!!!!!!!

>Check the manual at (that is manual for MySQL 3.23.0, but no link to download
>the version 3.23.0)
>
>http://www.mysql.com/Manual_chapter/manual_toc.html
>
>or more specifically look at section
>
>(4.7 Installing a MySQL source distribution)
>
> where it is clear gcc 2.8.1 or greater will work !!!!!!!!!

Those are the general guidelines.  Check the Solaris-specific notes:

http://www.mysql.com/Manual_chapter/manual_toc.html#Solaris

Which says:

>If you are using Solaris on a SPARC, the recommended compiler is egcs 1.1.2
>or newer. You can find this at http://egcs.cygnus.com/. Note that egs 1.1.1
>and gcc 2.8.1 don't work reliably on SPARC!



>
>Khurram
>
>Paul DuBois wrote:
>
>> At 12:08 PM +0300 5/19/1999, Khurram Shahzad wrote:
>> >Hi,
>> >I am trying to compile MySQL-3.22.22 on Sun Solaris 2.6. I have GNU (gcc
>> >8.2.1 , libstdc++ 2.8.1.1, make 3.76.1) for soalris 2.6. I setenv to gcc
>> >in my tcsh shell before running "configure", but always got the
>> >following error message :-
>> >------
>> >error : Your compiler can't convert a longlong value to a float!
>> >If you are using gcc 2.8.# you should upgrade to egcs 1.0.3 or newer and
>> >try again
>> >-----
>> >
>> >but from documentation it is clear about gcc 2.8.1 (latest) will compile
>> >mysql-3.22.22 without any problem on solaris. Also used gnu-tar for
>> >untarring the source.
>> >Is there anything I am missing or doing wrong?
>>
>> Where do you see that?  The documentation is clear that gcc 2.8.1
>> *will not* work, and recommends egcs instead.

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