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Re: library search test fails, please help

From: aaragon
Subject: Re: library search test fails, please help
Date: Sun, 22 Feb 2009 17:22:09 -0800 (PST)

Bob Friesenhahn wrote:
> On Sun, 22 Feb 2009, aaragon wrote:
>> After installation of the library, I get:
>> address@hidden:~/Lib/lib$ ls
>> Now I go to the other project (that uses this library), and again I try
>> to
>> use the macros AC_SEARCH_LIBS([flip], [cpputils],,[AC_MSG_ERROR(library
>> cpputils not found)]) and  AC_CHECK_LIB([cpputils],
>> [flip],,[AC_MSG_ERROR(library cpputils not found)],,)
>> They both failed again and I have no clue why this time, since these
>> macros
>> are supposed to work for shared libraries.
> The macros should work with both static and shared libraries. 
> However, they do depend on your compiler and linker working with the 
> arguments which are provided to them.  Apparently they are not.  The 
> clue to the cause of the failure should be in the config.log file.
> Bob
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I'm using g++ v.4.3 on Ubuntu linux. I did check the config.log file to see
the source of error ever time. If you see above, the error in my last post
does not make any sense because the shared libraries are under that
directory that I include using -L.

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