Re: Problem compiling (gcc? glibc?)
On Sat, 15 Jan 2005 2:23 am, David wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 14, 2005 at 03:09:10PM +1300, Andrew Walbran wrote:
> > On Fri, 14 Jan 2005 1:07 am, David wrote:
> > > > On Thu, 6 Jan 2005 18:20:35 +1300, Andrew Walbran
> > > >
> > > > > I have recently started using Debian GNU / Linux, and have
> > > > > found that I am unable to compile anything with GCC.
> > > > > Compiling even a trivial program gives a number of
> > > > > 'undefined reference' errors:
> > > > >
> > > > > /lib/libc.so.6: undefined reference to
> > > > > Compiling with the -static flag succeeds without errors, but
> > > > > this is not really a solution.
> > >
> > > This sounds line it's in some way your ldconfig setup.
> > Where should I start looking?
> > > > > Do you by any chance have an environment variable "LD_LIBRARY_PATH"
> > I tried this suggestion (removing all but /usr/X11R6/lib from
> > /etc/ld.so.conf and running ldconfig), but it makes no difference - I
> > still get the same error when compiling.
> > I can't work out why ld.so is using /lib/tls rather than /lib. According
> > to the manpage for ld.so, it looks for shared libraries in
> > LD_LIBRARY_PATH, then those listed in /etc/ld.so.cache (created by
> > ldconfig according
> > to /etc/ld.so.conf), and then in /usr/lib and /lib. None of these should
> > cause it to look in /lib/tls.
> > However, I have found that if I set LD_LIBRARY_PATH to _either_ /lib
> > or /lib/tls, gcc works fine and gives no errors. The resulting executable
> > links against /lib/tls/libc.so.6. Why would this be?
> I really don't know. Actually, I'd halfway overlooked the fact that
> your errors are occurring _during_ your compilation. But that does not
> explain why _all_ your apps are pointing to /lib/tls. I have only a
> couple of other ideas.
> 1. Do you have an environment LIBRARY_PATH set? Probably not. I'd
> suppose that gcc is looking in /lib/tls because it's a SYSTEM thing.
No, LIBRARY_PATH is not set.
> 2. Could it be a locales problem ?
No idea. Could you elaborate on what you mean by this?