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===Solaris Platforms===
''''Page update due 23-Jun-2008''''
GRAMPS 3.0.1 has been successfully installed and tested on both the latest releases of Solaris 10 SPARC and Solaris X86 ([http://opensolaris.org OpenSolaris] 2008.05) by building GRAMPS from source.
===Installing Dependencies===
Even with the latest releases of OpenSolaris a number of missing dependencies need to be resolved before you can install GRAMPS, namely ''Berkeley DB'', ''Python BSDDB Interface'' and ''Python ReportLab''.
You will need to install these dependencies before you can move forward and install GRAMPS.
====Berkeley DB====
* Download the latest BSDDB core from [http://www.oracle.com/technology/software/products/berkeley-db/db www.oracle.com].
* Unpack, build and install
% gtar zxfB db-4.7.25.tar.gz
% cd db-4.7.25/build_unix
% ../dist/configure --prefix=/usr
% gmake
% su
# gmake install
'''Note:''' Using the ''--prefix=/usr'' on the configure command-line is a must under Solaris, without installing the Berkeley DB in this location Python BSDDB interface fails to install.
====Python BSDDB Interface====
* Download bsddb3-4.7.0.tar.gz (version at the time of writing), from [http://pybsddb.sourceforge.net pybsddb.sourceforce.net].
* Unpack, build and install
% gtar zxfB bsddb3-4.7.0.tar.gz
% cd bsddb3-4.7.0
% python setup.py build
Found Berkeley DB 4.7 installation.
  include files in /usr/include
  library files in /usr/lib
  library name is libdb-4.7
  running build
  running build_py
  running build_ext
% su
# python setup.py install
'''Note:''' You must download and build a version of the Python BSDDB Interface which supports the version of Berkeley DB installed on your system.
====Python ReportLab====
*    Download Report 2.1 (latest version at the time of writing), from [http://www.reportlab.org/ftp www.reportlab.org/ftp]
* Unpack, build and install
% gtar zxfB ReportLab_2_1.tgz
% cd reportlab_2_1/reportlab
% python setup.py build
% su
# python setup.py install
===Installing GRAMPS===
====Download & Unpack====
* Download GRAMPS 3.0.1 (latest version at time of writing) from the GRAMPS [http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=25770&package_id=109309 sorceforge.net] page.
* Unpack
% gtar zxvf gramps-3.0.1.tar.gz
% cd gramps-3.0.1
====Prebuild Changes====
A small number of changes are needed prior to compiling and installing GRAMPS 3.0.1 on the Solaris platform
Although the GRAMPS 3.0.1 package requires a python version of 2.5 or later.  The Solaris build of python 2.4 works well with GRAMPS 3.0.1 and no issues have been noticed. ''''Note:'''' This change negates the need install a later release of python ;-)
Change ''''line 6297'''' of this file to read from:
minver = map(int, string.split('2.5', '.')) + [0, 0, 0]
minver = map(int, string.split('2.4', '.')) + [0, 0, 0]
Change ''''line 6329'''' to read from:
minver = map(int, string.split('2.5', '.')) + [0, 0, 0]
minver = map(int, string.split('2.4', '.')) + [0, 0, 0]
Change ''''line'''' of this from to readm from:
MIN_PYTHON_VERSION = (2, 5, 0, '', 0)
MIN_PYTHON_VERSION = (2, 4, 0, '', 0)
By default /bin/sh under Solaris is bourne shell, in order to allow the script to work we need to modify the first line of this file from sh to ksh (or bash if you prefer):
#! /bin/sh

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