[Xymon] Installing 4.3.12 Solaris make install error

Novosielski, Ryan novosirj at ca.rutgers.edu
Fri Jul 26 06:46:06 CEST 2013

You need to be using gmake if I'm not mistaken.

Incidentally, I built Xymon 4.3.12 today on both SPARC and x64 -- only the unresolved symbol allow_severity/deny_severity error like before (which I intended to rehash on the list).

From: Jeremy Laidman [mailto:jlaidman at rebel-it.com.au]
Sent: Thursday, July 25, 2013 09:38 PM
To: Vernon Everett <everett.vernon at gmail.com>
Cc: Xymon mailinglist <xymon at xymon.com>
Subject: Re: [Xymon] Installing 4.3.12 Solaris make install error

It looks like the make you're using is unable to understand the "ifeq" construct.  You could try a different make if you have one installed - presumably you have "gmake" if you have "gcc" installed, and if you don't have gcc then this makefile won't work for you (it has CC=gcc).

You could try commenting out the "ifeq" stuff and leave one or other of the "CFLAGS=" lines (depending on the version of gcc you have).  But chances are, a version of make that doesn't work here will fail at many other points in the build process.


On 26 July 2013 11:01, Vernon Everett <everett.vernon at gmail.com<mailto:everett.vernon at gmail.com>> wrote:
Hi all

Anybody seen this yet?
Any workaround?


# make install
make: Fatal error in reader: build/Makefile.SunOS, line 11: Unexpected end of line seen

# cat build/Makefile.SunOS
# Xymon compile-time settings for SunOS / Solaris


# Solaris need this
NETLIBS = -lresolv -lsocket -lnsl

# Compile flags for normal build
CC = gcc
GCCVER := $(shell gcc -dumpversion|cut -d. -f1)
ifeq ($(GCCVER),4)
   CFLAGS = -g -O2 -Wall -Wno-unused -Wno-pointer-sign -D_REENTRANT $(LFSDEF) $(OSDEF)
   CFLAGS = -g -O2 -Wall -Wno-unused -D_REENTRANT $(LFSDEF) $(OSDEF)

# This guesswork doesnt work on a lot of systems.
# Better have a run-time issue that can easily be fixed with "crle"
# or by setting LD_LIBRARY_PATH, than a build-time problem.
#LDTYPE := $(shell ld -V 2>&1|head -1|cut -d' ' -f1)
#ifeq ($(LDTYPE),GNU)
#   RPATH=-Wl,--rpath,
#   RPATH=-Wl,-R

# Compile flags for debugging

# Mail program: This must support "CMD -s SUBJECT ADDRESS" to send out a mail with a subject
# Typically, this will be "mail" or "mailx"

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