Strange error during make install.

Mo DeJong mdejong@cygnus.com
Tue Jul 18 10:45:00 GMT 2000


On Tue, 18 Jul 2000, Benjamin Scherrey wrote:

> 	I'm trying to build the source code by performing a
> 'configure;make;make install' and during the 'make install' I get the
> following error:
> 
> Installing libtcl8.1.so
> ranlib: libtcl8.1.so: File format not recognized

Why would ranlib be getting run on a .so file? That
is really strange. Did this really happen in the
"make install" step? Try doing a cd to the itcl/unix
directory and running make followed by make followed
by make install in there.

> 	This is a new one on me. Any ideas?
> 
> 	thanx & later,
> 
> 		Ben Scherrey
> 
> PS: I'm running Intel/RedHat 6.2 with gcc-2.95.2.

Mo DeJong
Red Hat Inc


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