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Old 02-10-2003, 04:29 PM   #1
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Errors installing netcat ?? help plz


I downloaded netcat 110 and have problems installing.

In the readme it says to use "make linux" in the directory,

When I do this, I get an error and it exits the install.

/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lc
collect2: ld returned 1 exit status.


then it proceeds with two errors and exits to the prompt.

It looks like I'm missing a lib....could that be? Please help if you have the time.

-regards
 
Old 02-10-2003, 04:42 PM   #2
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Oh BTW..I'm running mandrake9
 
Old 02-10-2003, 04:57 PM   #3
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Try searching rpmfind.net or checking your install discs for the mandrake package of netcat plz
 
Old 02-10-2003, 05:16 PM   #4
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Ok...I finally figured it out. I had to install glibc, then I got more errors. It turns out you have to comment out line 1319 in order to suppress the res init error.

Hope this helps someone
 
Old 03-17-2003, 12:44 AM   #5
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How did you find line 1319 because I'm having the same res_init error? and is that in the make file?

SORRY never mind I fixed it ..thanks for the info

Last edited by tied2; 03-17-2003 at 12:53 AM.
 
Old 11-04-2003, 10:00 AM   #6
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line 1319 on the netcat.c

if there were ppl still not knowing
 
  


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