HP compile issues with GPG (plain text)

David Ellement ellement at sdd.hp.com
Mon Jun 30 21:21:03 CEST 2003

On 2003-06-30, Mark Vovchuk wrote
> I am having some issues compiling any version of gpg on HP-UX version
> 11.00.  I have tried 1.2.0, 1.2.1 and 1.2.2 (which I read has issues on
> HP) as well as the RC1 of 1.2.3.  I am using GCC 3.3 and this is my
> script to compile
> PATH=/usr/local/gcc/pa20_64/bin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/local/gcc/pa20_64/li
> b:$PATH
> ./configure \
> --with-gnu-as --with-as=/usr/local/gcc/pa20_64/bin/as \
> --with-gnu-ld --with-ld=/usr/local/gcc/pa20_64/bin/ld \
> #Next Line for Test on HP
> #--enable-static-rnd=egd --enable-m-guard \ 

This looks like you've commented out using egd for gathering entropy.

It's been a long time since I tried gpg without using some daemon for
gathering entropy on HP-UX, but I recall things ran extremely slow
without one.

David Ellement

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