Subject: Re: 1.5_ALPHA2, C++ shared lib: Undefined symbol "" error
To: Ingolf Koch <>
From: Nick Hudson <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 09/01/2000 08:18:29

Ingolf Koch wrote:
> Hi,
> since some weeks before the netbsd-1-5 branch, I keep
> trying to build KDE (from pkgsrc/x11/kde) on my sparc.
> The kdebase package always fails to configure with the
> following error message in config.log:

>     /usr/X11R6/lib/ Undefined symbol "" (reloc type =
>         12, symnum = 4)

You don't say which version of NetBSD you are running, but it looks as
though you are running 1.4.x. If so this is a know problem with 1.4.x
and hopefully has a fix in the soon to be released 1.4.3.

1.5 doesn't have this problem.

> Both and are shared libraries made from C++
> code. Or is this a pic/PIC issue?

Its a pic/PIC problem.