Subject: Re: Trouble building libntp
To: Tim Rightnour <>
From: Brian Cully <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/10/1998 20:58:05
I got around this by symlinking lib/libntp/libntp_pic.a to

I think it's a bug with the version of ld that's in the toolchain

I haven't tried rebuilding the toolchain from a newer snap yet.

On Wed, Jun 10, 1998 at 03:13:25PM -0700, Tim Rightnour wrote:
> I'm trying to build a current system on my alpha, from sources supped today.
> When I do a make build:
> all ===> libntp
> building shared ntp library (version 0.0)
> ld -x -shared -soname -o
> /usr/src/current/src/domestic/lib/libntp/../../../lib/libntp/ 
> /usr/lib/crtbeginS.o  --whole-archive libntp_pic.a --no-whole-archive  
> /usr/lib/crtendS.o
> ld: cannot open libntp_pic.a: No such file or directory
> *** Error code 1
> But I can go in there and do a make install and it works just fine.  What is
> going on here?
> ---
> Tim Rightnour    -

Brian Cully						<>
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