That’s what I did to get MongoDB running on Solaris 10:
1. Download, compile and install gcc 4.4
MongoDB can’t be compiled with bundled version of gcc on Solaris 10, it requires gcc 4.0 at least, I couldn’t find the binary package of gcc 4 for Solaris 10 anywhere on the web, so I decided to download and compile gcc 4 by myself.
You may get some build errors because of missing targets during build process, try run “make -i” to ignore build errors.
2. Download, compile and install SpiderMonkey 1.8.0 RC 1
Another MongoDB dependency is SpiderMonkey, MongoDB uses SpiderMonkey to process JSON data, please download and uncompress SpiderMonkey sources.
Once the tarball is successfully downloaded, you must make a copy of makefile for Solaris 10 for Inter PCs by running the following command:
cp config/SunOS5.10.mk config/SunOS5.10_i86pc.mk
And set the PATH with the directory that contains the ar tool:
Now run the following command fron src directory:
gmake -f Makefile.ref