[Kaffe] problem with bad libgif link in CVS code

Alexandre Oliva oliva at dcc.unicamp.br
Tue Jan 26 19:40:13 PST 1999

On Jan 27, 1999, Moses DeJong <dejong at cs.umn.edu> wrote:

>> > 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.

> That is the problem. There does not seem to be a libgif on my system.
> I have no idea what the compiler is linking to and I have done a
> find / -name "libgif*" and found nothing. Is there any way to make
> gcc print out where the libs it uses for linking are located?

I don't think so, this would be an `ld' thing.  You may try to run

strace -e trace=open -f gcc conftest.c -o conftest

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

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