Re: Build problem with linc->ORBit2->libbonoboui. I'm stuck :(

Hi Malcolm,

For some reason libbonboui's .la file points to /usr/lib/ and
/usr/lib/ instead of your own custom prefix. Manually editing
the .la files helps. I have no idea why the .la files are wrong though.


On Sat, 26 Apr 2003, Malcolm Tredinnick wrote:

> I suspect I am ultimately missing something obvious here, but I have
> been beating my head against this problem for a day now and I'm getting
> frustrated. All of the builds I am talking about below are clean builds
> into pristine install locations and have been repeated multiple times. I
> am using up-to-the-minute CVS HEAD versions of the whole box and dice.
> The linc library recently had some functions added,
> amongst which was linc_connection_wait_connected. That is fine;
> shows this as an externally visible, resolved symbol. The
> ORBit2 library builds happily (make check passes, too) and shows
> linc_connection_wait_connected as an unresolved symbol.
> When I come to build libbonoboui, things explode in the samples/
> subdirectory. The usual error message (from samples/bonoboui) is
> /gnome/head/INSTALL/lib/ undefined reference to `linc_connection_wait_connected'
> /gnome/head/INSTALL/lib/ undefined reference to `linc_source_create_watch'
> /gnome/head/INSTALL/lib/ undefined reference to `linc_connection_get_status'
> /gnome/head/INSTALL/lib/ undefined reference to `linc_connection_disconnect'
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> make[3]: *** [bonobo-hello] Error 1
> and that's all, she wrote. :-(
> The link of hello.o and libraries into bonobo-hello that was going on at
> this point included both -lORBit-2 and -llinc, so I just don't get why
> the symbols are not resolving properly.
> Is anybody else seeing this problem? Am I just cursed? Everything was
> working quite happily up until a day or two ago and not enough has
> changed to warrant this problem (I would have thought).
> This feels like it should be easy to fix, but I have apparently been
> taking too many stupid pills of late, so I cannoot see it. Any help
> would be appreciated.
> Cheers,
> Malcolm
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