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Re: compiling packages

>>>>> "Marcus" == Marcus Brinkmann <Marcus.Brinkmann@ruhr-uni-bochum.de> writes:

    Marcus> 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).

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

How did you know? ;-)

I bet you also know what the length of the
file was too... 

anyway, I deleted the file, and compilation is continuing.
Brian May <bam@debian.org>

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