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/usr/bin/ld: skipping incompatible /opt/CA/ingresii/ingres/lib/libbecompat.1.so when searching for -lbecompat.1
/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lbecompat.1
collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
After checking the compatibility list it seems that the application does not support EM64T platforms - hence the failure to compile iimerge as seen above. Then it got me thinking; if I could use related 32-bit native c libraries on the 64-bit platform, would it be possible to successfully compile the binary?
Just to confirm that glibc is indeed the culprit, I did a comparison for both 32bit and 64bit versions of binutils (where 'ld' is part of the package), and got the following dependencies:
It would be nice to be able to use 32 bit libs on 64 bit platform. But I don't know the answer to your questions, I have been compiling all the libs I need on 64 bit platform first and then compile the binary.
It's nice to see someone using the CA Open Ingres Database What are you using it for?