I've also been frustrated by the lack of downloadable S800 software. The one
notable exception is the Informix site. Seems like most of the packages that
I've downloaded from there run without any problem.
It took awhile but, I was finally able to compile gcc on a S800 box. For
some reason, I was have trouble installing downloaded packages using
SWINSTALL so, now I just tar them into the directory that I want. Ever since
I've started doing that, the installs are working a lot better. Of course
all those failed build attempts have taught me something about the
configuration and build procedure which will certainly increase the success
I have been able to install most of the other packages from the HPUX site on
my 800 series boxes but still have problems with some of the larger apps. In
particular the PERL installation is causing me to pull out what's left of my
If anyone needs assistance installing "stuff" on a S800, I'll be glad to
From: Jarkko Teppo Reply-To: classiccmp(a)classiccmp.org
classiccmp(a)classiccmp.org Subject: Re: HP-UX software site Date: Tue, 27
Feb 2001 13:33:41 +0200
On Tue, Feb 27, 2001 at 01:12:21AM -0800, Mike Ford wrote: > I haven't
really looked this over, but "seems" interesting for HP-UX fans >
(its a mirror of a UK site).
Too bad it's mostly s700 :) Finding s300/s400 packages can be a pain, and
if you don't have the aCC compiler or gcc you're normally out of luck.
Combine this with the fact that trying to compile gcc with the standard
compiler is ,mildly put, interesting..
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