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Re: [XForms] Why does gcc not find the forms library?

From: jon
Subject: Re: [XForms] Why does gcc not find the forms library?
Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2015 21:46:20 +0100

On Mon, 2015-10-12 at 12:32 -0700, Peter Rowat wrote:
> On OS X, I’ve installed XForms and compiled the demos and they all
> work. 
> But trying to compile the simplest program directly, e.g.
> gcc -o pshme pshme.c -lforms 
> fails with "ld: library not found for -lforms”
> Same happens if I tell gcc where to look:
> gcc -o pshme pshme.c -L/….../xforms-1.2.4/lib -lforms
PS I seem to remember a quirk with real GCC where -L must be absolute, I
am not sure if this is still true but it was at one point.

I have some bash scripts with code like this:

gcc blabla -L$P 

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