Thank you for your input. I feel like this problem is too far over my head to be able to give adequate enough debugging.
I am not against any alternative methods of resolving this (even removing and reinstalling ports) rather than fixing, I just don't want to have to jump into sysinstall or reinstall because i believe that is a soluion. David On 09/02/2009, Frank Shute <fr...@shute.org.uk> wrote: > On Mon, Feb 09, 2009 at 07:52:58PM +0000, David Collins wrote: >> >> > Then you should be able to build rtorrent. >> > >> > Then what I'd do is deinstall gcc42: >> > >> > # pkg_deinstall -f gcc-4.2.5_20080702 >> > >> > Comment out the CC line in /etc/make.conf & run ldconfig: >> > >> > # /etc/rc.d/ldconfig start >> > >> > and hopefully your system is then back to normal. >> >> I tried all this and rtorrent would still not install, with the same >> error at configure. I was however able to pkg_deinstall the gcc it >> installed. That didn't solve any problems though. >> >> I feel that it might be easier to focus on the following compiling >> problem that still exists: >> >> viper:~$ gcc -o hello hello.c >> /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lgcc_s > > What this is telling you is the linker, ld(1), can't find the gcc_s > library. ldconfig(8) tells ld where to look. > > What does: > > $ ldconfig -r | grep gcc_s > > tell you now that you've removed that compiler? You should get > something like: > > $ ldconfig -r | grep gcc_s > 30:-lgcc_s.1 => /lib/libgcc_s.so.1 > > i.e. It's looking in the system libs. > > If it still tells you that the lib is under /usr/local/lib, then > there's your problem & you have to regenerate a fresh hints file, I > think. > > The problem is that I've never (IIRC) installed a compiler from > ports & I don't know how it screws with the compiler toolchain & hence > how to put it right. Hence, I've cc'd this to hackers@ in the hope that > someone who is more familiar with the toolchain can give advice. > > > Regards, > > -- > > Frank > > > Contact info: http://www.shute.org.uk/misc/contact.html > > _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"