cannot find -ldl
pauls at utdallas.edu
Thu Jan 26 11:46:34 PST 2006
--On Thursday, January 26, 2006 11:18:54 -0600 Dan Nelson
<dnelson at allantgroup.com> wrote:
> In the last episode (Jan 26), Paul Schmehl said:
>> I'm fiddling with an app that was probably written for/on Linux. It
>> configures fine, but when I make, I get the error "cannot find -ldl".
>> Is there a FreeBSD equivalent for libldl? A workaround? A library
>> that I'm missing?
> It's not needed on FreeBSD. The dlopen family of functions is in libc.
> The configure script should probably have something like this in it so
> it only uses libdl if it can't find dlopen with its current set of
> AC_SEARCH_LIBS(dlopen, dl)
Dan, you're referring to configure.in, right? There's no AC_SEARCH in that
at all. Do I just need to add a line? If so, does it matter where I add
Paul Schmehl (pauls at utdallas.edu)
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