[Kaffe] problem with bad libgif link in CVS code

Alexandre Oliva oliva at dcc.unicamp.br
Tue Jan 26 13:18:48 PST 1999

On Jan 14, 1999, Moses DeJong <dejong at cs.umn.edu> wrote:

> % ./conftest 
> ld.so.1: ./conftest: fatal: libgif.so.3: open failed: No such file or directory
> Killed

> % ldd conftest
>         libgif.so.3 =>   (file not found)
>         libc.so.1 =>     /usr/lib/libc.so.1
>         libdl.so.1 =>    /usr/lib/libdl.so.1

> I could not find libgif on my system and I had no clue how to fix the
> configure.in script so I just tossed a hack into configure so that the
> contest compile failed. After installing I now had no link to libgif.

Just add `-R /path/to/libgif' or `-R/path/to/libgif' to LDFLAGS before 
running configure and it should work.  Where does libgif live, BTW?
Did it ever work before?

Alexandre Oliva  http://www.dcc.unicamp.br/~oliva  aoliva@{acm.org}
Universidade Estadual de Campinas, SP, Brasil

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