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Re: Pidgin with version patch

* Marko Randjelovic <marel@sbb.rs> [2008-07-21 19:20:10 CEST]:
> Gerfried Fuchs wrote:
> >  Erm, I _did_ compile it on powerpc, in a clean cowbuilder etch chroot
> > environment. You can see the build log lying in that directory, too.
> > Would be nice if you could compare it completely to yours.
> I think the problem is this:
> checking whether the cc linker (/usr/bin/ld -m elf64ppc) supports shared
> libraries... no
> ld cannot link to shared libraries, so it is built static, and aferwards at the
> end installer is trying to find shared libraries which does not exist. But I
> don't have an idea why my linker does not support shared libs.

 I would guess that you haven't installed build-essential - that's the
most common problem for this. That's why I would suggest using a clean
chroot environment and especially not pulling any binary packages with
the apt-get -t testing switch or similar.

 Hope that helps. :)

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