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Re: 1.5.2-1 file truncated
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: Jan Nieuwenhuizen <janneke at gnu dot org>
- Cc: Robert McNulty Junior <bmj2001 at bellsouth dot net>, <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Sat, 9 Aug 2003 16:13:10 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: 1.5.2-1 file truncated
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On 9 Aug 2003, Jan Nieuwenhuizen wrote:
> "Robert McNulty Junior" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Timidity is a midi player.
> > Up until now, I've not had any problems compiling it or other source code.
> > I compiled the cygwin version of bash with no problems.
> > The linking part with the original cygwin version of ld
> > gives the following error.
> > I'm not sure what's causing it.
> > Heres a snapshot of the screen where it fails.
> > Mind you, this is on code that worked fine up 1.5.1-1.
> Same with tetex-bin;
> > ls/libutils.a -lX11 -lm -lwinmm
> > /usr/lib/gcc-lib/i686-pc-cygwin/3.2/../../../../i686-pc-cygwin/bin/ld: final
> > lin
> > k failed: File truncated
> > collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> it seems that -lm is the culprit. Leave it off, and it seems to
ISTR a suggestion on the list a while ago to create an empty file and call
it libm.a. It has since been superceded by the empty archive one, and now
a non-empty libm.a is actually part of the Cygwin package. Could you
please verify that you're linking against /usr/lib/libm.a, and that it's
not an empty file? On my system (cygwin-1.3.22-1):
$ ls -l /usr/lib/libm.a
-rwxrwxrwx+ 1 Administ Users 218298 Mar 18 09:21 /usr/lib/libm.a
Hope this helps,
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