Compiling a program with gcc on Solaris (I think)
I'm here at school working on a program for a networking class and am trying to remotely compile my program on a Sun machine. I'm not sure of the OS (SunOS 5.8 maybe?) so unless anyone has an idea as to how to check for that sort of a thing I cant help you. Anyway, I'm trying to compile this program and when I run gcc -o whatever whatever.c I get a nasty error which looks something like this:
$gcc -o whatever whatever.c
Undefined first referenced
symbol in file
accept " "
bind " "
inet_ntoa " "
getsockname " "
listen " "
ld: fatal: Symbol referencing errors. No output written to server
collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
So there it is. The program compiles cleanly on a PC running slackware and one running Mandrake so what is the problem. Oh yeah, the prompt is:
which would indicate that I was using bash on the Sun system.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
That should tell you the SunOS version. It's hard to say what the message might mean without more information. What's in whatever.c? What version of gcc is that (gcc --version)? It might be as simple as adding like -lsocket to the end of your compile line.
Yeah, I did uname -a and it showed SunOS 5.8. I don't remember what the gcc version was but I did manage to get the file compiled. The program was supposed to show the difference in endianness (sp?) between different systems. This program is for a class in computer networking (socket programming). Thanks for the help.
Oh yeah, all I had to do was add -lsocket and another library to the compile line.
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