linker error: undefined reference to _dl_global_scope_alloc@GLIBC_2.1

Kris Kennaway kris at
Fri Apr 14 06:58:19 UTC 2006

On Fri, Apr 14, 2006 at 12:26:09PM +0530, Premal Mishra wrote:
> Hi Kris,
> I was trying to build a linux binary but seems doing it the wrong way.
> Problem is: I want to use a library which is built for linux. So i did
> the following:
>  1. cd /compat/linux
>  2. linked /compat/linux/lib/
> When i linked to the undefined reference errors for
> __ctype_b were gone.
> How to correctly build a linux binary?

chroot to /compat/linux, so that no FreeBSD files are visible.  You
will need to install the linux_devtools port to provide linux versions
of the compiler toolchain etc.

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