[cochiselinux] Re: Compiling problem

  • From: Tyler Milam <tylermilam@xxxxxxx>
  • To: cochiselinux@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2004 16:53:31 -0700

Try typing ldconfig as root and then try to install openssh again.

Peter Levine wrote:

>I've put Suse 8.1 on a Dell laptop at work. I'm trying to compile a recent 
>version of OpenSsh. When I ran "./configure --with-tcp-wrappers", I got an 
>error message:
>
>error: ***zlib missing - please install first or check config.log***
>
>The config.log showed this error message:
>
>/usr/lib/gcc-lib/i486-suse-linux/3.2/../../../../i486-suse-linux/bin/ld: 
>cannot find -lz
>collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
>
>Querying the packages on the system, I saw that zlib-1.1.4-41 was installed. 
>But I replaced it with a Suse 8.1 update from www.gzip.org/zlib and now I 
>have zlib-1.1.4-112. This did not help. Same error message.
>
>I can't find this exact error message on Google, though there are similar 
>messages where ld cannot find -l<something>. Interpolating from what I read 
>in the newsgroup threads, "cannot find -lz" means that ld is looking for 
>something like zlib.a or zlib.so, but these don't seem to be on the system. 
>Sure enough, when I run "find", it cannot find them.
>
>Any thoughts from anyone on how to solve this problem?
>
>Peter Levine
>
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