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Old 10-25-2009, 07:38 PM   #1
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"ld: fatal:" Error 1 running make on libiconv 1.13.1

I am trying to compile and install the latest libiconv 1.13.1 (downloaded directly from the official GNU site) on my installation of i386 OpenSolaris 2009.06.

1. ./configure --prefix=/usr/gnu --enable-shared --with-pic

2. make ends with this error:

libtool: link: gcc -shared -Wl,-z -Wl,text -Wl,-h -Wl, -o .libs/ .libs/iconv.o .libs/localcharset.o .libs/relocatable.o -lsec -lc
Text relocation remains referenced
against symbol offset in file
aliases_lookup 0x129a6 .libs/iconv.o
aliases_lookup 0x12ee4 .libs/iconv.o
ld: fatal: relocations remain against allocatable but non-writable sections
collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
make[1]: *** [] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/src/libiconv-1.13.1/lib'
make: *** [all] Error 2

I have the latest binutils installed (2.20) and GCC 4.3.2 from Package Manager.
Also, the following configure options have been unsuccessfully atttempted:

./configure --prefix=/usr/gnu --enable-shared
./configure --prefix=/usr/gnu --with-pic
./configure --prefix=/usr/gnu

Any help would be appreciated! Thanks.
Old 10-25-2009, 10:49 PM   #2
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Hi -

I'm confused about the ".libs" thing - I don't recall "iconv" creating a ".libs" directory.

Anyway - I'd suggest:

1. run "make clean"
<= Delete any binaries you might have created since your "./configure"

2. find . -name ".o" -print
<= Make *sure* you've deleted all your object binaries

3. make
<= Re-run "make" ... and hopefully you *won't* get the same error this time
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' libiconv-1.13.1/lib/ ' exists, when you unpack the tarball.

The hidden directory
' libiconv-1.13.1/lib/.libs/ ' is a created one ...
.. may be a new thing by this version .. ?


Last edited by knudfl; 10-26-2009 at 02:59 AM.


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