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From Martin Sebor <>
Subject Re: Problem with num_put on zOS
Date Wed, 01 Mar 2006 19:32:39 GMT
Luckily, GNU make and a bunch of other handy tools are available for
z/OS. Here's a helpful article:

GNU make itself as well as a bunch of other useful stuff that will
make your experience on z/OS more tolerable (i.e., UNIX-like) can
be downloaded from here:


Martin Sebor wrote:
> Liviu Nicoara wrote:
>> What Martin means by configuring the library is the first leg of
>> "make"-ing the library, where the GNU makefiles direct the execution of
>>  the config tests and the creation the config.h header. You could see
>> for yourself how this goes by building the library on a UNIX w/o RCB
>> (i.e. using GNU makefiles).
>> I am pretty sure I know from Tim or John that the reason why we're using
>> a hardcoded config header is that zOS is missing a shell and the
>> required utilities.
> If that's the case we need to put together an infrastructure that
> will let us do it automatically. It's almost impossible to do it
> right by hand.
> Martin

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