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Compiling perl using gcc 3.3.2 on AIX

I am trying to compile perl source (5.8.7) using GCC .But after the .Configure step as I run make command , I get a error that miniperl-gcc-3.3.2': No such file or directory" or it says gcc -b option should come at the start.If anybody has a solution to this help me.
Oct 5 '05 #1
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Could you please elaborate?
Oct 5 '05 #2
I am tryng to compile Perl 5.8.7 on AIX 5.3 .Since I don't have C compilers supplied with AIX , I am using GCC 3.3.2 .
After running the "sh Configure -Dcc=gcc -Dprefix=/usr/local/perl" . When I run "make" I get the following error

gcc -b miniperl -Wl,-brtl -Wl,-bdynamic -Wl,-bmaxdata:0x80000000 -Wl,-b32 -o miniperl -Wl,-brtl -Wl,-bdynamic -Wl,-bmaxdata:0x80000000 -Wl,-b32 \
`echo gv.o toke.o perly.o op.o pad.o regcomp.o dump.o util.o mg.o reentr.o hv.o av.o run.o pp_hot.o sv.o pp.o scope.o pp_ctl.o pp_sys.o doop.o doio.o regexec.o utf8.o taint.o deb.o universal.o xsutils.o globals.o perlio.o perlapi.o numeric.o locale.o pp_pack.o pp_sort.o | sed 's/ op.o / /'` \
miniperlmain.o opmini.o perl.o
gcc: couldn't run `miniperl-gcc-3.3.2': No such file or directory
make: *** [miniperl] Error 1
Oct 6 '05 #3
http://perldoc.perl.org/perlaix.html...-Perl-5-on-AIX says
At the moment of writing, AIX supports two different native C compilers, for which you have to pay: xlC and vac. If you decide to use either of these two (which is quite a lot easier than using gcc)
Just in case you had a copy of vac or xlC kicking around...
I'm not too sharp with these things... I hope this helps... Let me know.
Oct 6 '05 #4
I had read that document . But the problem is I am restricted to use only gcc.
Oct 7 '05 #5

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