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Re: help for a newbie C Programmer
- From: Ronald Landheer-Cieslak <blytkerchan at users dot sourceforge dot net>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 13 Aug 2003 13:41:36 +0200
- Subject: Re: help for a newbie C Programmer
- References: <007d01c36189$acf99f00$6401a8c0@jag750>
On Wed, Aug 13, 2003 at 11:57:23AM +0100, Jag wrote:
> I am trying to port some socket code from AIX onto unix.
AFAIK, AIX is a UNIX platform..
> When I try to link the code I get ' ld: cannot find -lsocket'
> The line being executed is :
> ld -dy -G -o libbridge.so bridge.o nwutil.o
> jagsocket.o -Bstatic -lc -lsocket -lnsl
> I have searched for socket.a and nsl.a in the cygwin directory but they
> aren't there.
> The makefile works on AIX and I was hoping it would be a straight forward
> compilation on windows 2k.
Try removing -lsocket - IIRC the socket functions are built-in in the Cygwin
(You should add this as a test in your configury if you have one).
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