|Subject:||RE: Linking problem with Xemacs|
|Date:||Tue, 25 Mar 2003 13:42:29 -0500|
Actually, due to my poor typing skills, the original information in my email message was incorrect. I have tested with GNU ld 18.104.22.168 and I experienced the same problem. I also sent a more elaborate email message the to Xemacs people before I sent one to this group. During my cut & paste operation, I copied the wrong information.
Actually upon further investigate on my part, I noticed a "PROBLEMS" file in the Xemacs 21.4.12 tree. This is the pertinent information from that file:
*** Dumping error when using GNU binutils / GNU ld on a Sun.
Errors similar to the following:
Dumping under the name xemacs unexec():
dldump(/space/rpluim/xemacs-obj/src/xemacs): ld.so.1: ./temacs:
fatal: /space/rpluim/xemacs-obj/src/xemacs: unknown dynamic entry:
are caused by using GNU ld. There are several workarounds available:
In XEmacs 21.2 or later, configure using the new portable dumper
Alternatively, you can link using the Sun version of ld, which is
normally held in /usr/ccs/bin. This can be done by one of:
- building gcc with these configure flags:
configure --with-ld=/usr/ccs/bin/ld --with-as=/usr/ccs/bin/as
- adding -B/usr/ccs/bin/ to CFLAGS used to configure XEmacs
(Note: The trailing '/' there is significant.)
- uninstalling GNU ld.
The Solaris2 FAQ claims:
When you install gcc, don't make the mistake of installing
GNU binutils or GNU libc, they are not as capable as their
counterparts you get with Solaris 2.x.
From: Nick Clifton [mailto:address@hidden]
Sent: Tuesday, March 25, 2003 3:33 AM
To: Bartick, Brett
Subject: Re: Linking problem with Xemacs
> I seem to be having another linking problem with the GNU ld.
> nyfiprodapp4:/root# ld -V
> GNU ld version 2.11.2 (with BFD 2.11.2)
Try downloading the latest release (2.13.2). This should fix your
problem. (Note do not use the earlier 2.13.1 release as this has a
serious Solaris bug in it).
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