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From:Paul DuBois Date:December 29 2000 1:38am
Subject:Re: Installing MySQL DBD
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At 5:03 PM -0800 12/28/00, Scott Baker wrote:
>I've been pulling my hair out forever.  ALL I want to do is be able 
>to run a perl script that has the MySQL DBI stuff in it.  I've got 
>the DBI installed and functioning, but I haven't been able to get 
>the MySQL perl DBD to compile to save my life.  I get this error on 
>/egcs-2.91.66" cc -o ../blib/arch/auto/DBD/mysql/mysql.s
>o  -shared -L/usr/local/lib dbdimp.o mysql.o -L/usr/lib/mysql 
>-L/usr/lib/mysql -lmysqlclient -lm -lz -L/usr/lib/gcc-lib/i386-redh
>at-linux/egcs-2.91.66 -lgcc
>/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lz

Do you have libz.a on your system somewhere?  On my RedHat system, it's
in /usr/lib.  If you don't have it, do you have libgz.a?  If so, change
-lz to -lgz and see if that does it.

>Can anyone shed any light on this?
>Scott Baker - Webster Internet - Network Technician
>503.266.8253 - bakers@stripped
>"Never let your persistence and passion turn into stubbornness and 
>ignorance." - Anthony J. D'Angelo

Paul DuBois, paul@stripped
Installing MySQL DBDScott Baker29 Dec
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