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Re: ldconfig problem

On 8/30/07, Larry Hall (Cygwin) <> wrote:
> Senthil Nathan wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I'm using cygwin for the first time to compile my programs.
> >
> > I get the following error during dynamic loading of my libraries.
> > And I came to know that there is no concept of "ldconfig".
> >
> > So how do I load my dynamic libraries while compiling.
> >
> > this is the command i run on linux platform, which works well.
> > $ gcc `xml2-config --cflags --libs` -o save save.c  --> /usr/local/lib
> > has the library to linked with this.
> >
> > but how do i compile this in cygwin.
> > and the error I get in cygwin is,
> > /cygdrive/c/DOCUME~1/che02099/LOCALS~1/Temp/ccWWThmX.o:save.c:(.text+0x15c):
> > undefined reference
> > collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> Order matters on Win32 platforms.  You *may* find the following resolves
> the link problem you were seeing:
> gcc `xml2-config --cflags` -o save save.c `xml2-config --libs`
> Note: I didn't try the above and I have no experience with xml2-config.

Hi Larry Hall,
Thanks. That worked and linked the dynamic libraries properly.
I have using the libxml2 on cygwin and found this problem, which
actually did not have any issues on Linux.

Anyway, the order matters in compiling on cygwin.

Thanks a lot.

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