Problem compiling ruby-1.8.2_2

Aaron Dudek adudek at
Wed Feb 23 21:50:56 GMT 2005

That change seems to have worked.



On Wed, 23 Feb 2005, Garance A Drosihn wrote:

> At 1:48 PM -0500 2/23/05, Aaron Dudek wrote:
>> Everytime I try to compile ruby-1.8.2_2 from source it hangs
>> in the same place. I have let it sit overnite hoping that it
>> was just being slow.
>> It is an ultra 60.
>> What else can I provide to help solve this?
> This is a known problem with the latest version of the port-config
> for ruby.  Several people are working on a fix to it.  If you want
> to compile ruby right now, you should be able to fix it by changing
> the following line in ruby18/Makefile:
> Where you see the line:
> .if ${OSVERSION} >= 502102
> change it to be:
> .if ${OSVERSION} >= 502102 && ${ARCH} != "sparc64"
> We do expect to have the ruby-port fixed for real, one way or
> another, sometime in the next few days.
> Let me know if that doesn't work.  I was testing on a sparc64
> machine running 6.x-current, not 5.3-stable.
> -- 
> Garance Alistair Drosehn            =   gad at
> Senior Systems Programmer           or  gad at
> Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute    or  drosih at

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