In article <8vc4e4$2pv$1 / boile.a2000.nl>,
  none wrote:
> Today i gave a version of ruby (1.6.1) to a colleage who works with
AIX.
> He tried to compile it but he got the following error:
> checking whether getpgrp takes no argument.... configure: error:
cannot
> check get pgrp if cross compiling
>
> Does anyone know what this means ?
> Or should i ask in a AIX newsgroup ?
>
> Thanks anyway
>  Jan

the AIX shared library linker has restrictions that don't exist in say
the Linux world and it is often necessary to build static libraries.

try this
./configure --enable-static=yes --enable-shared=no
make
make install

>


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