To: heberf <[hidden email]> ?? does this exist?
Subject: Re: f77 on Solaris 2.6
On Sat, 15 Aug 1998, heberf wrote:
Here are some tips. I can't spare the time to do it for you now.
1) The sun compilers are much faster than the gnu compilers. I didn't
realize that when I built octave on the sparc platform.
If I were to rebuild octave I'd use the Sun compilers.
A simple solution for you would be to import the free ware g77-gcc.
Then build octave with them. Get a version of gcc that includes g77 and c++.
It's been sometime since I used the sparc platform. The octave was 2.0.8.
If that satisfies you I can move it over for you to download.
> I just changed Universities and now I'm on a Sun. I'm trying to compile octave
> but for some reason the configure script doesn't like the Sun compiler.
> Do I really need f2c or g77? What is so wierd about the Sun fortran compiler?
> checking for g77... no
> checking for f77... f77
> checking for Fortran libraries... -R/opt/SUNWspro/lib -L/opt/SUNWspro/lib
> -L/opt/SUNWspro/SC4.2/lib -L/usr/ccs/lib -L/usr/lib
> /opt/SUNWspro/SC4.2/lib/libM77.a -lF77 -lsunmath -lm -lcx
> checking whether f77 uses uppercase external names... ./configure: nm: not found
> checking whether f77 appends underscores to external names... ./configure: nm:
> not found
> checking whether f77 is the GNU Fortran compiler... no
> checking f77/f2c compatibility... no
> checking for f2c... no
> configure: warning: in order to build octave, you must have a compatible
> configure: warning: Fortran compiler or f2c installed and in your path.
> configure: error: See the file INSTALL for more information.