Re: -L not working properly?
On Sun, Jun 16, 2002 at 11:23:37PM +0200, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> On Sun, 2002-06-16 at 02:00, Jason E. Stewart wrote:
> > "Michel Dänzer" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > > > I thought the order of -L flags was 'last seen, first used'? What
> > > > would make the linker not use that order?
> > >
> > > The directories are searched in the order in which they
> > > are specified on the command line.
> > >
> > > So it seems -L/usr/lib is not only redundant but harmful here.
> > Hey Michel,
> > So am I delusional, and -L never worked in 'last seen, first used'
> > order? I thought the whole point was to be able to do things like:
> > -L/priv/lib1 -llib1 -L/priv/lib2 -lib2 -L/priv/lib2 -lib3 ...
> > and ensure you were getting the correct libraries?
> Please RTFM. :) One of the next sentences I omitted is: 'All -L options apply
> to all -l options, regardless of the order in which the options appear.'
> > I'm downloading code off standard repositories that is suddenly not
> > linking because of this - did it change recently??
> No idea, I wouldn't expect it it did though.
No, this has not changed in some time.
Daniel Jacobowitz Debian GNU/Linux Developer
MontaVista Software Carnegie Mellon University
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