Subject: Re: packages not finding libraries - explanation please
To: James Thompson <>
From: Julio Merino <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/30/2002 17:10:06
On Sun, 01 Dec 2002 02:54:27 +1100
James Thompson <> wrote:

> ld: cannot find -liconv
> gmake[1]: *** [repdoc] Error 1
> If someone would be kind enough to explain to me why this is occuring I
> would enjoy the explanation, it's happened to me before and I'd rather
> know what was going on than having someone just "fix it" for me.

It seems that librep is not including libiconv's buildlink file. Try to
add the following, together with other include lines:

.include "../../converters/libiconv/"


Julio Merino ( <>