[mesa-users] mesa install in linux VM fails at the very end stage !

Richard Townsend townsend at astro.wisc.edu
Fri Jan 27 09:17:12 EST 2012


-lz instructs the compiler to look for libz.so. So, that's what you need to find next.

On Jan 27, 2012, at 5:54 AM, Prof M. N. Anandaram wrote:

> Yes. I found the file as libX11.so.6.2.0 which I recopied omitting '.6.2.0'
> and entered it as LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/lib/libX11.so and ran clean install again.
> Now also it failed but asked for another file again at the endpoint:
> ----------------------------------------------------
> /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lz
> collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status
> make: *** [star] Error 1
> FAILED/home/clawuser/mesa/star/test
> FAILED
> /home/clawuser/mesa/star
> ./build_and_test FAILED
> -----------------------------------------------
> I checked that this binary file was there and so with LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/bin/ld
> I ran install again.  But the result was the same. So what is this -lz?
> As i did not find it what next?
>  
> Anandaram 
>  
> 
> From: Richard Townsend <townsend at astro.wisc.edu>
> To: Prof M. N. Anandaram <anandaram_mn at yahoo.com> 
> Cc: "mesa-users at lists.sourceforge.net" <mesa-users at lists.sourceforge.net> 
> Sent: Thursday, January 26, 2012 9:26 PM
> Subject: Re: [mesa-users] mesa install in linux VM fails at the very end stage !
> 
> Can you find where the libX11.so file resides?
> 
> On Jan 26, 2012, at 9:52 AM, Prof M. N. Anandaram wrote:
> 
> > Hi all:
> >  I am using an Ubuntu 9.04 based  Linux Virtual Machine hosted by Virtual Box in Windows-7 OS.
> >  As per latest instructions mesasdk is stored in /opt folder and mesa svn#3851 in home directory.
> >  After the three bash commands $export ME...; $source $Me...; and $ export OMP-NUM_THREADS=2,
> >  I entered LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/bin/X11 since my VM does not apperantly  have x86_64-linux-gnu.
> >  Then I do $ cd mesa and then
> >  [mesa]$ ./clean;./install
> >  Things seem to go smoothly except the last stage where
> >  it asks for lX11 and stops as you can see here:
> >  
> > ----------------------------------------------------      
> >        run_star_extras.o run_star.o  run.o -L../../make -lstar -L../../../lib -ldiffusion -lionization -latm -lcolors -lmlt -leos -lkap -lnet -lscreen -lrates -lreaclib -lweak -lneu -lchem -linterp_2d -linterp_1d -lnum -lutils -lalert -
> >                                                                                                    lconst -lmtx -lmesaklu `mesasdk_lapack_link` `mesasdk_blas_link` `mesasdk_pgplot_link` `mesasdk_se_link` 
> > /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lX11
> > collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status
> > make: *** [star] Error 1
> 





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