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

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Tue Nov 7 10:43:41 PST 2000

On November  4, 2000 04:29 pm, you wrote:
> > <quote>
> > But if you need the same package again in a later chapter you need
> > to delete the directory first before using it again.
> > If you don't do this, you might end up in trouble ...
> > Doing a simple make clean does not always guarantee a totally clean
> > source tree.
> > </quote>
> >
> > Means: whenever you do a package use freshly unpacked sources.
> Isn't "make distclean" enough?

If a package's Makefile file has a distclean rule...not all have them and 
some that do have them don't work properly. So I just avoid problems by rm -r 
and unpacking the directory. Takes perhaps 5 seconds longer to unpack a 
package rather than make distclean. It's worth it to me

Gerard Beekmans

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