ld searching in /lib for 64-bit libs

NightStrike nightstrike@gmail.com
Thu Jan 17 23:03:00 GMT 2008

On 1/14/08, Kai Tietz <Kai.Tietz@onevision.com> wrote:
> Hi NightStrike,
> > When I compile binutils for x86_64-pc-mingw32, I generally put all of
> > the runtime libraries including crt1.o and crt2.o into
> > (prefix)/x86_64-pc-mingw32/lib64, where (prefix) is the prefix used
> > when configuring and installing binutils.  ld will not find crt2.o,
> > however, until I move or copy everything from the aforementioned lib64
> > directory into (prefix)/x86_64-pc-mingw32/lib.  Is this correct
> > behavior?  I would think that 64-bit libraries should be in lib64, and
> > 32-bit libraries should be in lib, consistent with other directory
> > structures.  If I am wrong, where is the proper place for ld to find
> > crt2.o?  What are all the possible locations for it?
> Yes, ld searches in lib. This is reasoned by the spec-file. May alter your
> spec file search directory and it will work as you expect AFAIK.


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