Subject: Re: Build lossage in libmagic with -current?
To: Nick Hudson <>
From: Scott Ellis <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/01/2004 08:55:26
On Mon, Nov 01, 2004 at 12:06:03PM +0000, Nick Hudson wrote:
> On Sunday 31 October 2004 20:05, Scott Ellis wrote:
> > Is anyone else seeing builds (at least on amd64) breaking when trying to
> > build libmagic in the tools dir?
> A clean build just completed for me.
> Does libgcc_pic.a exist?
> $ ls /usr/obj/amd64/usr/src/destdir.amd64/usr/lib/libgcc_pic*
> /usr/obj/amd64/usr/src/destdir.amd64/usr/lib/libgcc_pic.a

Ah!  Thanks for the clue-bat, Nick.  Turns out, this was an issue with
the host OS (NetBSD-i386) not having libgcc_pic.a installed (it was
build/installed with MKPICINSTALL=no).  Once I build and installed that
on the host, everything went swimmingly.