BIND9.3.0 installation

Gregory Hicks ghicks at
Sun Dec 19 22:01:53 UTC 2004

> Date: Sun, 19 Dec 2004 16:35:21 -0500
> From: "Piniella, David A" <DPiniella at>
> You shouldn't need to compile (or configure) gcc for installation
> itself; sunfreeware (or offer it as a package which you
> can install with the solaris pkg-add utility (# pkg-add -d gcc.pkg would
> be the command).
> You have to make the "cc" variable in the config that you're trying to
> compile use "gcc" instead of cc (or point to gcc). You can also try
> making /usr/ucb/cc a link to gcc (wherever you have it installed -- if
> it's from that'll be /usr/local or /opt unless you
> specified somewhere else.)

After adding the package, all you should have to do is to add an
environment variable called CC that points to gcc...

setenv CC gcc
setenv CC /usr/local/bin/gcc

CC=gcc; export CC
CC=/usr/local/bin/gcc; export CC

One of the above should do it.  I generally do

setenv CC gcc

with /usr/local/bin in my path (I got the gcc package from

Gregory Hicks

> Make sure that whichever way you choose to do it, you add that directory
> to your path.
> David Piniella
> -----Original Message-----
> From: bind-users-bounce at [mailto:bind-users-bounce at] On
> Behalf Of Kelly
> Sent: Saturday, December 18, 2004 11:44 PM
> This is what I get when I try to configure 'GCC' for installation.
> Any help?
> # ./configure
> loading cache ./config.cache
> checking host system type... i386-pc-solaris2.9
> checking target system type... i386-pc-solaris2.9
> checking build system type... i386-pc-solaris2.9
> checking for a BSD compatible install... ./install-sh -c
> /usr/ucb/cc:  language optional software package not installed
> *** The command 'cc -o conftest -g   conftest.c' failed.
> *** You must set the environment variable CC to a working compiler.
> #=20

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