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Fw: help for a newbie C Programmer
- From: "Jag" <Jagjit at ntlworld dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 13 Aug 2003 12:55:45 +0100
- Subject: Fw: help for a newbie C Programmer
> Hi Ronald,
> that worked, but i'm now getting 'ld: cannot find -lnsl';
> The make file line is now
> ld -dy -G -o libbridge.so bridge.o nwutil.o
> jagsocket.o -Bstatic -lc -IIRC -lnsl
> is there anywhere i can get more info or what nsl is and what the
> corresponding libraries are in Cygwin?
> by the way, you are right AIX is Unix. I meant to say that I am porting
> AIX code onto windows 2k.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ronald Landheer-Cieslak" <email@example.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, August 13, 2003 12:41 PM
> Subject: Re: help for a newbie C Programmer
> > 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
> > > aren't there.
> > > The makefile works on AIX and I was hoping it would be a straight
> > > compilation on windows 2k.
> > Try removing -lsocket - IIRC the socket functions are built-in in the
> > DLL.
> > (You should add this as a test in your configury if you have one).
> > HTH
> > rlc
> > --
> > "The IETF motto is 'rough consensus and running code'"
> > -- Scott Bradner (Open Sources, 1999 O'Reilly and Associates)
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