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libasmrun_shared.so fails to build #7030
Original bug ID: 7030
libasmrun_shared.so fails to build on Solaris/SPARC with the standard Makefile:
Steps to reproduce
Attempt to build ocaml on Solaris/SPARC, specifically
Solution: Use ld -G, which is the proper way of producing shared objects on Solaris:
Comment author: @xavierleroy
Thanks for your feedback. The SPARC port of OCaml hasn't been maintained for several years, because we don't have access to a SPARC/Solaris machine, so it is no surprise that something is not right.
If you could prepare, test and submit a patch to the "configure" script that implements the workaround you describe, we'll very gladly accept it.