[svlug] Cups blfs won't link.

usually Michael plug_1 at robinson-west.com
Fri Nov 20 23:19:31 PST 2015


Making all in scheduler...
Linking cupsd...
/usr/bin/ld:  
/usr/lib/gcc/x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu/4.9.2/../../../libacl.a(acl_set_fd.o):  
relocation R_X86_64_32 against `.rodata.str1.1' can not be used when  
making a shared object; recompile with -fPIC
/usr/lib/gcc/x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu/4.9.2/../../../libacl.a: error  
adding symbols: Bad value
collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status
Makefile:380: recipe for target 'cupsd' failed
make[1]: *** [cupsd] Error 1
Makefile:31: recipe for target 'all' failed
make: *** [all] Error 1

I'm trying to compile and install cups-2.0.2 following the  
instructions in the BLFS-7.7 html document online.

I think this is a 64 bit specific problem.  For starters, why is there  
a /usr/lib64 directory and a /usr/lib directory and what is supposed  
to go in which directory?

      -- Michael C. Robinson



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