[PD] Still with the GEM!

zmoelnig at iem.at zmoelnig at iem.at
Mon Mar 15 14:40:00 CET 2004


poor, thewade.
but once you are through everything, you might consider yourself an expert (or

Zitiere thewade <pdman at aproximation.org>:

> The latest edition of poor thewade\'s configure problems with cvs gem
> begins with our hero perched above a large precipious stairong downward
> into the depths of linker and compiler errors, and the frightening world
> of packages upon packages...
> To re-present, my problem is that gem wont configure because the
> configure script gets errors (or maybe warnings?) with the GL libraries.
> Apparently the GL libraries are having some issue with
> libc_nonshared.a(elf-init.oS) where in function `__libc_csu_init\':
> there is an undefined reference to `__init_array_start\'
> This guy has my wierd problem when he tries to compile emacs:
> http://sources.redhat.com/ml/libc-alpha/2003-03/msg00119.html
> And this guy seems to think this is a linker error, or that the x86
> version of elf needs to be included in linking...
> http://sources.redhat.com/ml/libc-alpha/2003-03/msg00123.html

hmm, but these postings look rather old (according to their type; i haven't had
a look at their contents)

> What should our hero do?

> Heres my glibc:
> [wade at transport Gnu]$ rpm -q glibc
> glibc-2.3.3-14

my system uses glibc-2.3.2.ds1

does the developpers version match ? (guess it is glibc-devel)
could there be any issues with TLS ?
what is the version of your compiler ?

unfortunately i have forgotten how (this is: what was the compiler: "gcc" or
just "cc" ?) you managed to compile the little-example script i sent to you. 

and have you already tried to build the configure-script yourself ? (with

> Thanks for your help, I promise Ill stop spaming the list with my
> problem unless I find an answer on my own, at which case Ill tell you

please do not consider your postings as spam.
even though it often takes me a long time to answer, i keep being interested in
your problems, and loads of future generation will probably be so too.


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