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On Wed, 19 Feb 2003, Mikael Åsberg wrote:

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Igor Pechtchanski" <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
> [snip]
> > Try "gcc -Wall -o test test.c -L/usr/local/lib -lGL -lGLU -lglut", or
> > something like that...
> > Igor
> Thanks for the quick reply, here's what I tried:
> $ gcc -Wall -o test test.c -L/usr/local/lib/GL -lGL -lGLU -lglut
> /usr/lib/gcc-lib/i686-pc-cygwin/3.2/../../../../i686-pc-cygwin/bin/ld:
> cannot find -lGL
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> This is confusing to me, because I recalling reading that one should link
> to -lGL etc. Any ideas?

It works better if, after a -L, you specify a directory that actually
contains the relevant libraries (such as /usr/local/lib).
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