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Re: Perl/Tk with patches no long compiles with CygWin v1.3.1

On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 06:11:33PM +1000, Danny Smith wrote:
>--- Neil Lunn <> wrote: > > -----Original Message-----
>> > From: Christopher Faylor []
>> > Sent: Friday, April 27, 2001 1:01 PM
>> > To: ''
>> > Subject: Re: Perl/Tk with patches no long compiles with CygWin v1.3.1
>> > 
>> > ???  I haven't heard of these instances.  Is there a pointer 
>> > to someone complaining
>> > about this with the new binutils?  I'm not sure how it is 
>> > possible for ld
>> > not to find /usr/lib/w32api with my patches.
>> Chris,
>> Sorry I just go this message direct this morning. I'll attach some output
>> for reference.
>> Note (probably harmless): No library found for -lcomdlg32
>> Note (probably harmless): No library found for -lgdi32
>> rm -f blib/arch/auto/Tk/Tk.dll
>> LD_RUN_PATH="" gcc -shared -o blib/arch/auto/Tk/Tk.dll  -L/usr/local/lib
>> Tk.o chnGlue.o evtGlue.o objGlue.o tixGlue.o tkGlue.o tkGlue_f.o
>> tkWin32Dll.o pTk/tkres.o  pTk/libpTk.a
>> /usr/local/lib/perl5/5.6.1/cygwin/CORE/libperl5_6_1.a  
>> pTk/libpTk.a(tkWinWm.o)(.text+0x562e):tkWinWm.c: undefined reference to
>> `SelectPalette@12'
>> pTk/libpTk.a(tkWinWm.o)(.text+0x563a):tkWinWm.c: undefined reference to
>> `RealizePalette@4'
>> pTk/libpTk.a(tkWinWm.o)(.text+0x5674):tkWinWm.c: undefined reference to
>> `SelectPalette@12'
>When you need window GUI (as TK does) add -mwindows switch.  This will add in
>-lgdi32 and -lcomdlg32. Or you could put these libs on the command line
>Recent releases of tk (8.3.3) also need libimm.a. 

Right.  This isn't the sign of an inability to find a library.  It's a sign
of a library not being loaded.


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