Installing OpenSSH on Solaris 8 - Issues

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Hi All:

This week, I have been deploying SSH installations to a great many UNIX
machines of different flavours. When I got to the Solaris 8 machines in
my group, however, I had issues with several of the boxes.

A total of two of my machiens didn't take the software for one reason
or another. The two had the same issue.

Here is my environment information:

*machine1-/tmp/openssh-3.9p1: uname -a
SunOS machine1 5.8 Generic_108528-21 sun4u sparc SUNW,Ultra-4

*machine2-/tmp/openssh-3.9p1: uname -a
SunOS machine2 5.8 Generic_108528-29 sun4u sparc SUNW,Ultra-5_10

Here is a synopsis of my installation procedure:

1) Install OpenSSL, a prerequisite of OpenSSH,  from the file:

To do this, I execute the following commands in the directory created
when that file is unzipped and untared:

make test
make install

All succeeded without a hitch.

2) Install OpenSSH, from the file:


And following a similar process as above, I execute the following

make install

However, the make install doesn't take, and spits out the following
message on two different machines:

*machine1-/tmp/openssh-3.9p1: make install

(cd openbsd-compat && make)
(cd scard && make DESTDIR= install)
../mkinstalldirs /usr/local/share
/m01/SOFTWARE/Sol_2.5.1_Install -m 0644 ./Ssh.bin
sh: /m01/SOFTWARE/Sol_2.5.1_Install: not found
*** Error code 1
make: Fatal error: Command failed for target `install'
Current working directory /tmp/openssh-3.9p1/scard
*** Error code 1
make: Fatal error: Command failed for target

I have searched on Google, but have come up with nothing good at all. I
tried running the uninstall script, and then re-executing the configure
and make, but the make install still bombs out.

If anyone has any ideas at all, please let me know.

I have no idea what the deal is, and I really wanted to get these two
installs done by the end of the day.

Thank you in advance.

Re: Installing OpenSSH on Solaris 8 - Issues

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Yikes!:-) You must have some environment variable set to that weird
thing, making configure think that you want to use it as install command
- try:

printenv | grep INSTALL

(I think the literal $INSTALL is the only thing that could cause the
above in the case of OpenSSH.)

--Per Hedeland

Re: Installing OpenSSH on Solaris 8 - Issues

Yep, that variable is set to that funky string.
What _should_ it be set to?

Thank you SO much,


Re: Installing OpenSSH on Solaris 8 - Issues

Got it working by setting it to an empty string.

at the prompt.

Thanks for your help!

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