Subject: RE: linking static lib fails on Solaris9

RE: linking static lib fails on Solaris9

From: Alona Rossen <>
Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2010 15:12:10 -0400

Similar to missing ar, another issue was our env configuration. In
particular, I was trying to build with CC, rather than cc compiler.

-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Peter Stuge
Sent: Friday, July 23, 2010 3:10 PM
Subject: Re: linking static lib fails on Solaris9

Alona Rossen wrote:
> You were right - ar was not in the PATH. However, it was not the
> only issue.

Would you mind sharing what other issues there were, so that libssh2
can be improved?

> > configure:6782: checking for ar
> > configure:6812: result: no

I think this should make configure fail, or at least not try to build
a static library. It seems like something that autoconf should
already deal with - does anyone know why it didn't trigger an error?

Received on 2010-07-23