projectm questions

Chris Whitehouse cwhiteh at
Mon Feb 11 00:16:57 UTC 2008

perryh at wrote:
>> Linking CXX shared library
>> /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lGLEW
>> *** Error code 1
>> ...
>> After a bit of poking around I found
>> ln -s /usr/local/lib/libGLEW.a /usr/lib/libGLEW.a
>> fixed it. I also had to do
>> ln -s /usr/local/lib/libftgl.a /usr/lib/libftgl.a
>> ln -s /usr/local/lib/libfreetype.a /usr/lib/libfreetype.a
>> Well that's alright for a fix but
>> Question 2: what do I have to do to get that to work automatically?
> Lose the symlinks, and instead figure out how to add
>   -L/usr/local/lib
> to the link command line so that the linker looks for
> libs there as well as in /usr/lib.
> You might find the FreeBSD porter's handbook helpful.
I'll check that out thanks


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