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Re: How to compile on IRIX ?

To: tamstorf@xxxxxxxxxxxxx (Rasmus Tamstorf)
Subject: Re: How to compile on IRIX ?
From: jlim@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Jonathan Lim)
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2001 16:36:14 -0700 (PDT)
Cc: info-inventor-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <Pine.SGI.4.10.10106140955340.82917-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> from "Rasmus Tamstorf" at Jun 14, 2001 10:18:25 AM
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The problem described below should now be fixed with the latest revision of
make/commondefs in the CVS repository. See make/releasedefs for customization.

              Jonathan Lim  _  Silicon Graphics  _  Mountain View
              GPS Graphics     Computer Systems        CA, USA

On Thu Jun 14 10:18:25 2001, tamstorf@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> I'm trying to do what I thought would be a simple thing : compile inventor
> on IRIX (6.5.11m). However, I don't get very far, so here's a couple of
> questions (I'm using the 2.1.5-7 tar-ball of the source code) : 
> First of all, what's the idea behind using the '-nostdlib' option for the
> linker (see make/commondefs) ? 
> Secondly, given that '-nostdlib' is used and that the ppp module
> (tools/ppp) uses '-lm', what's the appropriate way to specify the path for
> ? I can add 
> LLDOPTS = -L/usr/lib32
> to tools/ppp/GNUmakefile, but that's only good for N32 builds. Not for O32
> or 64 bit builds. I've tried to do 
> LLDOPTS_N32 = -L/usr/lib32
> but that doesn't work (fails when linking ppp, because can't be
> found), and 
> LLDOPTS_N32_M4 = -L/usr/lib32
> doesn't work either. 
> Now, talking about O32, N32 and friends there is obviously a whole family
> of settings (see make/commondefs). What's the official way to select one
> of these when building ? I'm using
> gmake OBJECT_STYLE=N32_M4 install
> at the top level, and that seems to work, but should I be setting
> something else too ? 

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