Hi,

The problem is that the ld command line shown below lacks the "-brtl" option.

Conrad Schneiker wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Cameron Laird wrote:
>
> > We're in the
> > middle <URL:http://www.regularexpressions.com/#options>
> > now of a series on the options database that we intend as
> > useful to *all* Tk programmers, whether they happen to be
> > using the Perl, Python, Ruby, Tcl, ... binding.  This is a
> > good time, by the way, for comments and questions folks would
> > like to see addressed before we wrap up the series.
>
> (Cameron: Thanks for the info.)
>
> Despite past problems that led me to give up on this stuff, the preceding note
> inspired me to make a quick attempt to see what happens if I try to build Tcl/Tk
> 8.2 and Ruby 1.4.4 out of the box (actually, rebuilding after doing a make
> distclean), on AIX 4.3, using the AIX vac compiler.
>
> This time I didn't try to configure the install directories and such, I just let
> Tcl/Tk and Ruby do their default things in /usr/local. After building Tcl/Tk, I
> verified that the widget demo ran. When doing the make for Ruby, I encountered
> this:
>
> compiling tcltklib
>         /usr/ccs/bin/ld  -eInit_tcltklib
> -bI:/driver/tools/src/ruby/ruby-1.4.4/ruby.imp -b
> M:SRE -T512 -H512 -lc  -L/usr/local/lib -o tcltklib.so tcltklib.o -ltk8.2
> -ltcl8.2 -lX11 -
> lm -ldl -lc
> ld: 0706-006 Cannot find or open library file: -l tk8.2
>         ld:open(): A file or directory in the path name does not exist.
> ld: 0706-006 Cannot find or open library file: -l tcl8.2
>         ld:open(): A file or directory in the path name does not exist.
> make: 1254-004 The error code from the last command is 255.
>
> # ls /usr/local/lib
> libtcl8.2.exp     libtk8.2.exp      ruby/             tk8.2/
> libtcl8.2.so*     libtk8.2.so*      tcl8.2/           tkConfig.sh
> libtclstub8.2.a   libtkstub8.2.a    tclConfig.sh
>
> Hmm, wonder if that new combo of lib*stub*.a and lib*.so stuff is a problem?
>
> (I seem to recall some special -b<flag> for .so stuff. Maybe it's in Ruby 1.5.x?)
>
> --
> Conrad Schneiker
> (This note is unofficial and subject to improvement without notice.)

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