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Old 10-19-2008, 11:01 PM   #1
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gcc only creates .o files, does not link

Okay, I'm using osx for this, but it's gcc, and linux people are smart, so I'm asking it here.

I used the gcc to compile wxwidgets. I ran the following commands:

cd /path/to/wxmac-2.8.9
mkdir build-release
cd build-release
../configure --disable-shared --enable-unicode --prefix=$(pwd)

However, all I get are a number of .o files. I'm really new to gcc, does anyone know what I did wrong?

Old 10-19-2008, 11:31 PM   #2
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wxWidgets installs libraries, locale files and text files. There are no executables. You still need to run "sudo make install".

You use the wxWidget libraries with gcc to produce your own programs using these libraries.

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