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Re: compiling packages

On Wed, Feb 28, 2001 at 05:13:55PM +1100, Brian May wrote:
> Ok, reboot, and continue compiling for another 2 hours. Linker crashes
> while linking with error undefined symbol "ldbm_back_abandon" (which
> annoyingly looks like the do-nothing function defined in
> openldap-2.0.7/servers/slapd/back-ldbm/abandon.c).

When it crashed, it might have left a zero length *.o file which is not
rebuild (because it looks uptodate for make). Check if the object file in
question really contains the symbol. After a crash, I search for the last
files written and check if they are okay before continuing.


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