[lfs-support] LFS Page 5.19 - File 5.04 Complie Issues

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Fri Jan 6 12:16:30 PST 2012


Robert Renfro wrote:
>> Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs <at> gmail.com> writes:
>>
>> File can use zlib, but what you should have from ./configure in Chapter 
>> 5 is:
>>
>> checking zlib.h usability... no
>> checking zlib.h presence... no
>> checking for zlib.h... no
>> ...
>> checking for gzopen in -lz... no
>>
>> It looks like you didn't set up your environment correctly.
>>
>> Later in Chapter 6, we do install zlib before file.
>>
>>    -- Bruce
> 
> I have followed the book to the "T" and got to 5.20 and had this issue with
> file-5.09.
> 
> I got these:
> checking zlib.h usability... no
> checking zlib.h presence... no
> checking for zlib.h... no
> checking for gzopen in -lz... yes
> 
> Can you please point me in the right direction to rectify this issue?
> I assume that the gzopen is the issue I am just unsure how to prevent it from
> using the gzopen.

What it is doing is finding libz.so in the host's /usr/lib.  Look at 
Section 5.8, Adjusting the Toolchain.

   -- Bruce



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