[x264-devel] Solaris 10 sparc patch to configure

Robinson, Greg greg.robinson at dsto.defence.gov.au
Wed Jan 28 04:07:17 CET 2009

On Tuesday, 27 January 2009 5:23 PM , Loren Merritt wrote:

> does this patch work?
> On Tue, 27 Jan 2009, Robinson, Greg wrote:
> > 1. echo
> > I think when the configure script is run, it uses the shells builtin

> > echo command (which works), but when make is run, it uses /bin/echo,

> > which is broken on solaris.  Printf works, as well as echo \c.
> You can test that theory by adding "SHELL=/bin/bash" to the Makefile

Yes, the patch works a treat!  Excellent work Loren!  Thankx for that.

The only issue was when linking.  In config.mak SOFLAGS has to be:


But other than that, it's perfect!

Thankx again,


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