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Re: How does one specify linking to 64 bit libraries when there is a cho
Re: How does one specify linking to 64 bit libraries when there is a choice?
Mon, 20 Dec 2010 06:09:48 -0800
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On 12/19/10 20:40, Noah Lavine wrote:
> I am not at all an expert on guile-config, but I will help if I can.
Thank you to all who responded.
> Usually if you have 64-bit libs in lib64, you have to pass --libdir
We've now concluded that that is, indeed, the answer to the
original question. The fallout question:
How much understanding of the machinery should be expected
of the hapless project builder?
Nelson has been doing this stuff for quite a while and has
reasonably good understanding of the process. From that
understanding, he made the assumption that a standard 64 bit
"Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5.5 (Tikanga)"
installation would be compatible with installing Guile via
./configure && make && sudo make install
and not wind up with a frumitzed `guile-config link` output.
The assumption was incorrect and we now know that.
Perhaps we can strive to make the assumption correct
in the future?
Thank you! Regards, Bruce