Thanks for the suggestion Josh!

I tried executing the make in the src directory and it completes 
successfully but I'm not sure I trust the .la files it created, they are 
only 923 bytes in size.


On Friday, March 17, 2017 at 7:18:47 PM UTC-5, Josh Haberman wrote:
> Try:
> $ cd src && make
> I can't guarantee it will compile without fork(), but it should avoid 
> compiling the compiler!
> On Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 2:01:43 PM UTC-7, Doug Lewis wrote:
>> I'm going to be using protocol buffers on an embedded system using 
>> uClinux.  I need to build the C++ libraries using the cross-compiler but 
>> *not* build the protoc compiler, I will compile the proto files on my 
>> Ubuntu host.  If I use the package from git it builds both the protoc 
>> compiler and the libraries.  Due to issues with uClinux, i.e. does not 
>> support 'fork', the compiler will not build using the full build process 
>> when configured for the cross-compiler.
>> How do I build just the C++ libraries?
>> Thanks,
>> Doug

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