[Nagiosplug-help] Help compiling nrpe plugin on solaris 8 sunblade 100

Subhendu Ghosh sghosh at sghosh.org
Fri Feb 11 10:55:12 CET 2005

On Fri, 11 Feb 2005, Tony Despain wrote:

> I have slowly been making progress on compiling nrpe on a solaris 8
> machine.  At first it wouldn't compile so I added the gcc package
> along with autoconf, automake, and make packages from
> www.freesunware.com.  I have been able to run ./configure in the
> nrpe-2.0 directory.  And I get a lot of yes answers when it runs and a
> couple of no.
> My Path is set as this:
> PATH=.:/usr/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/local:/usr/local/bin:/usr/ccs/bin:/usr/ccs/lib:/usr/include
> When I run ./configure from the nrpe-2.0 directory this is the output:
> bash-2.03# ./configure
> checking for a BSD compatible install... ./install-sh -c
> checking for gcc... gcc
> checking for initgroups... yes
> checking for type of socket size... size_t
> checking for SSL... configure: error: Cannot find ssl libraries
> bash-2.03#

openssl is missing - NRPE uses SSL by default . you can disable by add 
options to configure above.

> Then I run make -f Makefile.in and this is what it says:
> bash-2.03# make -f Makefile.in
> cd ./src/; make ; cd ..
> make[1]: Entering directory `/home/adespain/nrpe-2.0/src'
> make[1]: *** No targets specified and no makefile found.  Stop.
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/adespain/nrpe-2.0/src'

Of course - since configure did not finish cleanly, it did not generate a 
Makefile. so you cannot run make!!!


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