Re: [htdig] Compiling problems... still...

Gilles Detillieux (
Wed, 7 Jul 1999 14:10:59 -0500 (CDT)

According to Matt Salomone:
> Is there a good way to use a non-GNU C++ compiler to compile ht://Dig?
> Specifically, I'm using CC to build C++ files and gcc to build C files
> now, because the version of g++ installed on my server apparently
> doesn't have all the header files necessary (probably because nobody's
> installed libstdc++). And I can't get libstdc++ to install in my own
> directory for the life of me... the configure program hangs. So it
> appears that I'm stuck with CC to compile this thing. Can it be done?
> It's given me this error during make when attempting to compile htfuzzy:
> Undefined first referenced
> symbol in file
> __muldi3 ./db/dist/libdb.a(os_rw.o)
> __cmpdi2 ./db/dist/libdb.a(os_stat.o)
> ld: fatal: Symbol referencing errors. No output written to htfuzzy
> which I've heard stems from not being able to find the file libgcc.a,
> which I have located but haven't found out how to tell the make program
> where it is... any suggestions?

Add it to the LIBS definition in Makefile.config. Either that or change
the definitions so it uses the stardard C compiler on your system, rather
than gcc, to compile the db package (not sure, but that may involve changing
Makefiles or other files under the db directory).

Gilles R. Detillieux              E-mail: <>
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