make LDFLAGS=-static gives error "undefined reference to `getloadavg'"

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Thu Nov 2 04:35:50 PST 2000

On November  1, 2000 11:40 pm, you wrote:
> hi everyone,
> i'm new to the list. it's great seeing the worldwide collaboration on
> this list.
> i really admire you guys who have english as a second language; i can
> only handle the 1 language i was taught as a kiddie.
> name is greg scott, location is richardson, texas, usa.
> hoping somebody has ideas about how to get past a problem with
> installing make statically. i can install make dynamically, but then get
> a problem using make from the chrooted xterm, when trying to install
> ed-0.2 [make then gives error "make: /lib/ version
> `GLIBC_2.2' not found (required by make)" (see "other info").

All points to a problem with your static C library which seems to be missing 
things. Can you install a package called Glibc-dev on your Debian or RedHat ? 
And, which Glibc versions do your starting distribution's use?

Gerard Beekmans

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