GNU_PG on OS390

Wed, 6 Sep 2000 10:35:00 +1100

In attempting to compile and make in the Unix environment on an IBM OS390
mainframe, we got the error messages below.
I assume we can ignore the note.  Are any of the other messages significant?
What needs to be in  /dev/zero ?

> I tried again using gnu make. It does seem to work better. It compiled a
> heap of programs. More get warnings and RC=4. One failed because some
> header files were not where it expected them to be, but worked OK after I
> copied the files to where it was looking for them. Another, armour.c, had
> a problem and I had to update the source to get it past that. Eventually I
> got this:
> . . .
> Making all in checks
> make[2]: Entering directory `/u/xss109/gnupg/gnupg-1.0.2/g10/checks'
> ../g10/gpg --no-options --quiet --yes --dearmor -o ./pubring.gpg
> ../../checks/pu
> bring.asc
> gpg: can't open /dev/zero: EDC5129I No such file or directory.
> gpg: can't mmap pool of 16384 bytes: EDC5129I No such file or directory. -
> using
> malloc
> gpg: Please note that you don't have secure memory on this system
> make[2]: *** [pubring.gpg] Error 2
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/u/xss109/gnupg/gnupg-1.0.2/g10/checks'
> make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/u/xss109/gnupg/gnupg-1.0.2/g10'
> make: *** [all-recursive-am] Error 2
> As far as I can tell it is trying to use the newly compiled progam to do
> some sort of IVP and this has failed. Whether this is simply because of
> that problem with /dev/zero I don't know.
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