c++ problem?

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Wed Mar 10 15:41:06 PST 2004

On Wed, Mar 10, 2004 at 11:33:20PM +0000, Lee Harr wrote:
> >> Many ports I try to build fail with what look like errors
> >> trying to find standard c++ libraries (during linking)
> >>
> >> Like this from devel/gettext ...
> >
> >This has been discussed here a number of times recently; it's usually
> >a good idea to search the mailing list archives before posting, so we
> >don't have to keep repeating ourselves.
> >
> >At some point a port incorrectly installed the
> >/usr/local/lib/libstdc++.a file; remove it and recompile.
> >
> Thank you Kris. Helpful as always.
> I did try searching the archive. Problem is, my search for
> c++ returned nothing...  I just tried it again with libstdc++
> and of course that brought up the messages. Doh.
> Should a problem like that be put in UPDATING, or is it too
> minor?

It does seem to be coming up a lot recently..I'd feel better about it
if I knew what had installed that file, though.

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