Re: [gtk-list] Re: gtk+ on non-linux UNIX

On Aug 26, Carlos A M dos Santos wrote:
> Gtk may be easier to configure under Linux because Linux distributions are
> packaged with everything a decent Unix should have (I mean a complete GNU
> software suite :o). Look at SunOS and Solaris: still have X11R4 and
> OpenWindows and even Motif and CDE are linked to X11R4, which means no
> decent i18n support :-P. 

Actually, the version of Solaris on this Ultra-5 is 2.6, which comes
with X11R6.  You must be talking about an old version.

> I compiled GTK on solaris with X11R6.1 and X11R6.4. The unique special
> trick was the CC="gcc -Dsun -DSVR4" for configure, which I think should be
> added to the distribution, nothing else.

For the record, gtk 1.0.5 and 1.1.1 both compile "out of the box" on
Solaris 2.6.  That's been my experience, anyway.

Des Herriott

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