[Xapian-devel] Solaris (and stuff) build issue

Olly Betts olly at survex.com
Wed Jun 22 18:33:31 BST 2005

On Wed, Jun 22, 2005 at 05:23:05PM +0100, James Aylett wrote:
> Can't configure on Solaris 9 Sparc, on a volume mounted over NFS from
> Debian 3.0 linux 2.2 IA32. For some reason, cc1plus thinks
> _versionh.cc is a directory.


> Changing the ``ln -s'' to a ``cp'' solves this problem. Is there any
> reason not to cp?

Not really, except a symlink is slightly less work.

But I think it might be better to simply rename "version.h.in".  It's
not an autoconf substituted ".in" file, so the current name is a bit
misleading really.  We could just rename it "version_h.cc" and avoid the
need to symlink or copy.


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