gsl-1.2: build problem on IBM AIX 4.2, and a simple workaround

Albert Chin gsl-discuss@lists.thewrittenword.com
Wed Jan 1 17:39:00 GMT 2003


On Thu, Dec 26, 2002 at 05:53:02PM -0700, Nelson H. F. Beebe wrote:
> The build of gsl-1.2 with gcc-2.95.3 on IBM RS/6000 AIX 4.2 failed
> like this:
> 
> 	gcc -shared -o .libs/libgsl.so.0  version.o ... -lm \
> 		-lc  ${wl}-berok -Wl,-bnoentry -Wl,-bexport:.libs/libgsl.exp  
> 	ld: 0711-781 ERROR: TOC overflow. TOC size: 72184	Maximum size: 65536
> 	collect2: ld returned 12 exit status

Another data point, I build GSL 1.2 with xlc (5.0) on AIX 4.3.2 and
didn't have this problem.

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albert chin (china@thewrittenword.com)



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