Re: [hypermail] problem running make

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Tue, 5 Mar 2002 00:27:33 +0100 (MET)
Message-ID: <>

On Mon, 4 Mar 2002, Ron Pero wrote:

> While running make, many warnings of the same type were generated, and one
> error.
> Many many of these warnings were generated. Should I be concerned about it,
> or is it OK?

Those warnings are harmless.

> And this error stopped the show.
> gcc -o hypermail -g -O2 -I/usr/local/include -Ipcre -Lpcre base64.o
> date.o domains.o file.o hypermail.o lang.o lock.o mem.o parse.o print.o
> printfile.o string.o struct.o uudecode.o dmatch.o setup.o threadprint.o
> getdate.o getname.o finelink.o txt2html.o search.o quotes.o trio.o strio.o
> trionan.o -lgdbm -lm -lpcre
> /usr/libexec/elf/ld: cannot find -lgdbm
> Does it mean that I need to install some files in the system before it will
> install? Or what?

The gdbm lib is supposed to only be used if it was found in your system. This is a configure bug.

You can probably link properly if you remove the "-lgdbm" piece from the linker line in the src/Makefile.

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