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Re: Failed install - libgen.so doesn't exist

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: flyvholm(at)fys(dot)ku(dot)dk, pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Failed install - libgen.so doesn't exist
Date: 2006-02-01 15:46:24
Message-ID: 200602011546.k11FkOI12687@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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OK, so we should remove from configure.in?

	AC_CHECK_LIB(gen,      main)

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Tom Lane wrote:
> Poul Jensen <flyvholm(at)fys(dot)ku(dot)dk> writes:
> > I've found that a folder containing a libgen.so file is mounted on the 
> > machine, but physically located on a different machine (which is why I 
> > didn't find it using 'locate'). The libgen.so file belongs to a software 
> > package for handling the radar data I'm working with. Other than that, 
> > there is a libgen.h file but no libgen.a or libgen.so.(anything).
> 
> Hm.  Maybe we should remove the libgen item from configure.  I have no
> idea what platform it was required on (and there's no documentation
> in the configure script about it) ... but it's very likely obsolete.
> 
> > Would you know what I need to fix to let the installation proceed?
> 
> I'd suggest make clean, edit src/Makefile.global to remove -lgen from
> the LIBS macro, and rebuild.
> 
> 			regards, tom lane
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