RE: [htdig] Undefined Reference Compile Problems - Please Help


Subject: RE: [htdig] Undefined Reference Compile Problems - Please Help
From: Massingham, David (davidmas@bri.hp.com)
Date: Thu Jun 01 2000 - 03:46:08 PDT


>According to Massingham, David:
>> Yes, It was from a SRC RPM as I like running as packages. I was playing
this
>> morning and it turned out the Makefile.config library section was missing
a
>> "-lz"

>Strange. If this RPM uses the spec file I put together, it should run
>./configure as part of the build step, so if the -lz is missing there
>must be something causing the configure script to fail on your system,
>or your libraries are not in a standard location. Can you post the
>output of the "rpm --rebuild" or "rpm -ba" (or -bb, -bc, or -bi)?
>In which directory is your libz installed?

I don't think there's any cause for concern. I had two versions of libz
installed in different places, one being particularly old. Replacing that
with later files seems to have done the trick. (Damn my knackered old
server!)

Cheers,

Dave Massingham

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Geoff Hutchison [mailto:ghutchis@wso.williams.edu]
> Sent: 31 May 2000 14:47
> To: Massingham, David
> Cc: 'htdig@htdig.org'
> Subject: Re: [htdig] Undefined Reference Compile Problems - Please Help
>
>
> At 8:03 PM +0100 5/30/00, Massingham, David wrote:
> >I seem to be suffering from some compile problems. I have the very latest
> >version of GCC, Make etc. so I don't think the problem can lie there. I
> have
> >also tried some of the other solutions suggested for similar problems in
> the
> >archive but I just can't get this program to compile.
>
> The errors are coming up because you do not have libz installed.
>
> I'll bet you're compiling a source package of some sort (e.g. RPM).
> You certainly didn't run the ./configure script yourself, which
> detects libz and disables the compression code if it doesn't find it.
>
> So either compile the actual .tar.gz source from
> <http://www.htdig.org/where.html> or install libz.
>
> --
> -Geoff Hutchison
> Williams Students Online
> http://wso.williams.edu/
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