cannot find -lsysdeps error

Dan Nelson dnelson at
Tue Nov 4 20:24:00 PST 2003

In the last episode (Nov 04), Jon Reynolds said:
> I am trying to install ucspi-unix-0.36 and I keep running into this
> error:
> ./load unixclient env.o utoa.o `cat socket.lib`
> /usr/libexec/elf/ld: cannot find -lsysdeps
> *** Error code 1
> Stop in /usr/local/src/ucspi-unix-0.36
> I installed bglibs which took care of the sysdeps.h problem but I
> can't seem to find an answer to this error. What is this telling me
> do I need to install something else?

cd /usr/ports/sysutils/ucspi-unix ; make install

should be all you need.  If you want to build it by hand, take a look
at the port Makefile to see what the porter did.

	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at

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