[GRASS5] CVS version of grass5 failing to compile nviz & r.in.gdal because of -ldl flag

Glynn Clements glynn.clements at virgin.net
Wed Nov 20 01:24:03 EST 2002

Scott W Mitchell wrote:

> OK, sorry to be answering my own post for the second time, but I found 
> the answer, so here it is to make sure it's in the archives for the 
> next person... at least I learned and hopefully nobody else (i.e. Glynn 
> - thanks for all the help !) will expend effort on this before seeing 
> that I have an answer.
> Took a break and with a fresh mind, finally paid attention to the fact 
> that I only had the .dylib version of libdl, and investigated that 
> further.  Turned out that at some point the fink dlcompat package got 
> broken into 3 sub-packages, and I didn't have the -dev package that is 
> needed to install the .a version of the library, AND it installs a 
> "versionless" softlink to libdl.0.dylib, taking care of the version 
> number that I worked around in my previous post.
> So the answer is that Mac OS X users will need the dlcompat-dev package 
> installed if they are using fink - there are also other ways to install 
> the dlcompat package, but no matter how they do it, they need those 
> bits - you want all three libdl files available:

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