>>>>> "a" == ahoward  <ahoward / fsl.noaa.gov> writes:

a> i'm trying to compile the ruby-postgres package, and it seems that
a> 'have_library' is not working on SunOS 5.8 sun4u??

 The problem is not in have_library

nasun% uname -srm
SunOS 5.8 sun4u
nasun% 

nasun% ruby extconf.rb --with-pgsql-dir=/usr/local/pgsql
checking for cygwin32_socket() in -lwsock32... no
checking for socket() in -lsocket... yes
checking for gethostbyname() in -linet... no
checking for gethostbyname() in -lnsl... yes
checking for sys/un.h... yes
checking for socket()... yes
checking for hsterror()... no
checking for gethostname()... yes
checking for PQsetdbLogin() in -lpq... yes
checking for PQsetClientEncoding()... yes
checking for pg_encoding_to_char()... no
checking for PQescapeString()... yes
creating Makefile
nasun% 

 Look in the file mkmf.log to see the result of the command, and why it
 fail 


Guy Decoux