Slightly off topic SCO question

Seth Vidal skvidal at
Tue May 9 14:54:07 GMT 2000

> I'm having a problem compiling TNG 2.5 on a SCO OpenServer 5 box.  I
> don't think the problem is related to Samba, but I am hoping someone
> here might have an idea of what it is.  I had to install gcc on the box
> myself (Earlier versions of SCO don't come with a compiler, latter
> versions may, I don't know).  I installed a Custom package gcc from
> their Skunkware site, and all seemed to go well.  Custom says gcc is
> installed, the gcc command does what you'd expect when given no
> arguments.. I assumed all was well (gcc 2.95 BTW).  Downloaded samba,
> untarred, and typed ./configure.  Configure finds gcc, checks gcc -O,
> and then comes back with "gcc cannot make executables, install failed"
> or something to that effect, and bombs.  I am really hoping someone with
> SCO experience can help me out with this one.  I can't find any doc's on
> the matter, and I am not sure where to go from here.   I am beginning to
> REALLY hate this OS.

I have some sco experience Openserver 5 and unixware.

ditch it.
go to linux or one of the bsd's

it will make your life happy.


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