haproxy on Opensolaris 2008.05

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When you want to build haproxy on Opensolaris 2008.05 you need the gcc and the gmake due to fact that the Sun CC does not support fully the C99 standard and the Makefile use GNU Make features.

I have tried to build haproxy with -xc99 but it was unable due the following code in src/client.c

/* Note: must not be declared <const> as its list will be overwritten */
static struct acl_kw_list acl_kws = {{ },{
{ “src_port”, acl_parse_int, acl_fetch_sport, acl_match_int },
{ “src”, acl_parse_ip, acl_fetch_src, acl_match_ip },
{ “dst”, acl_parse_ip, acl_fetch_dst, acl_match_ip },
{ “dst_port”, acl_parse_int, acl_fetch_dport, acl_match_int },
#if 0
{ “src_limit”, acl_parse_int, acl_fetch_sconn, acl_match_int },
{ “dst_conn”, acl_parse_int, acl_fetch_dconn, acl_match_int },

and some other code. I think SUN should make his cc compliant so that we are able to build haproxy with there compiler 😉 . When you install the gcc and add the follwoing statement into the Makefile


in both *_PCRE sections then you are able to compile haproxy with the follwoing options

gmake -f Makefile TARGET=solaris USE_STATIC_PCRE=1 CPU=i686

for the final build you must rearrange the link line, this line works for me

gcc -g -o haproxy src/haproxy.o src/sessionhash.o src/base64.o src/protocols.o src/uri_auth.o src/standard.o src/buffers.o src/log.o src/task.o src/time.o src/fd.o src/regex.o src/cfgparse.o src/server.o src/checks.o src/queue.o src/client.o src/proxy.o src/proto_uxst.o src/proto_http.o src/stream_sock.o src/appsession.o src/backend.o src/senddata.o src/dumpstats.o src/proto_tcp.o src/session.o src/hdr_idx.o src/ev_select.o src/acl.o src/memory.o src/ebtree.o src/eb32tree.o src/ev_poll.o -L/usr/lib -Wl,-Bstatic -Wl,-Bdynamic -lnsl -lsocket -lpcreposix -lpcre

The point was, which looks to me, that the libs must be added as last options.


nginx build on opensolaris with SunStudio

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Today I was interested if the latest nginx (nginx-0.7.1) is able to build on the opensolaris box and YES it does 😉

1.) get it

wget http://sysoev.ru/nginx/nginx-0.7.1.tar.gz

2.) extract it

gtar xfvz nginx-0.7.1.tar.gz

3.) build it

cd nginx-0.7.1 && ./configure –prefix=$HOME/servers/nginx –with-http_ssl_module –with-debug –with-cc=/opt/SunStudioExpress/bin/cc

It’s so easy, thanks Igor.

Open Solaris 2008.05

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Today I got the Opensolaris installation over the Virtualbox.

It looks much nicer with gnome but since Solaris 9 and 10 there was a lot of differences like nwamd and some other ‘typical’ Systemadmin commands.

I’am curious about the new features and handling 😉

My interests

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I like to work with nginx and haproxy and all of the high performance small resources issue.

You can find me in xing or post a message to contact me.

First Entry

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Hi all,

this is the BLOG of Aleksandar Lazic.
I hope this will not be ‘yust another blog’ but we well see in the future 😉