Re: /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lXext
On Mon, Sep 02, 2002 at 08:59:58AM +0530, Dr. Sachin Kale wrote:
> From: Colin Watson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > On Sun, Sep 01, 2002 at 09:55:02PM +0530, Dr. Sachin Kale wrote:
> > > I am trying to compile examples given in qt2-doc package, even
> > > though the directory containg libs is specified as
> > > -L/usr/X11R6/lib while linking I get the above error.
> > Have you installed xlibs-dev?
> dpkg -l xlibs-dev gives it "un" flag, on trying to install, there are
> dependecy problems with xlibs X client library.
> I could not find it in debian pototo cd 2.2 r5 1 & 3; so I have to
> download it. Why it is not there is a mystery.
Oh, potato? Use xlib6g-dev then, not xlibs-dev (or upgrade to woody).
> If it is not installed, how do you explain the following -
> ldconfig -p |grep *Xext* gives follwoing-
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 14 Apr 10 19:49
> libXext.so.6 -> libXext.so.6.3
Because that's in the runtime package, not the development package.
Colin Watson [email@example.com]