Re: compilation error

Subject: Re: compilation error
From: Zdzislaw A.Kaleta (
Date: Tue Dec 07 1999 - 03:13:27 CST

Date sent: Mon, 6 Dec 1999 22:51:53 -0600
To: "Zdzislaw A.Kaleta" <>
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Subject: Re: compilation error

> Zdzislaw A.Kaleta wrote:
> > I am rather green linux user. I try to compile abiword myself on the i568
> > machine with Debian Potato with everything what possible instaled on it. I use
> > current CVS sources and i have an error "/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lXi" and
> > then compilation exits.
> Is it just the static binary that is failing the link? If so, you can
> safely ignore it (you only need the dynamic binary). To build so
> AbiWord doesn't even try to link the static binary, you can do
OK this solve the problem. Don't you think that this has to be put as default?

> If it's a problem with the dynamic linker, you might have some X
> development packages missing. I'm using potato on two Intels and
> a PowerPC and haven't seen this message.
> --
> Shaw Terwilliger


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