[rrd-developers] building static binaries and perl-modules?

Tobias Oetiker tobi at oetiker.ch
Tue Jul 1 08:20:43 CEST 2008

Hi Hanno,

try following the
http://oss.oetiker.ch/rrdtool/doc/rrdbuild.en.html instructions.
There are even some solaris hints, the -R option is especially

try going for the non-static build, even when installed in a
non-system location, things should work out fine ...


Yesterday Hanno 'Rince' Wagner wrote:

> Hi,
> I am working on a Solaris 10 sparc system. Since I can not change
> the libraries on the system (and they are too old for rrdtools-1.3)
> I have to compile the libraries and dependencies by my own.
> This works surprisingly well, even with Sun Forte C-Compiler (except
> for libiconv which I need for glib which I need for pango ;)
> So I can build the rrdtools with --enable-static-progs (and ldd
> finds all libraries of rrdtool).
> My problem now is, that the Module for Perl doesn't work.
> When I try to use it it gets found but the DynaLoader can't load the
> RRDs.so. I get an error message about missing symbols of libxml or
> so. I guess that the generated RRDs.so for perl is not static. How
> can I find out what exactly the problem with that RRDs.so is and how
> can I make it work with perl?
> Ciao, Hanno

Tobi Oetiker, OETIKER+PARTNER AG, Aarweg 15 CH-4600 Olten, Switzerland
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