/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lc

Ian Lance Taylor iant@google.com
Fri Feb 1 07:04:00 GMT 2013

On Thu, Jan 31, 2013 at 10:50 PM, Syed Ahsan Ali Bokhari
<ahsan.pmd@gmail.com> wrote:
> Please help building gcc-4.7.2
> 2/libgcc_s.so.1 && ln -s libgcc_s.so.1 32/libgcc_s.so
> /usr/bin/ld: skipping incompatible /usr/lib64/libc.so when searching for -lc
> /usr/bin/ld: skipping incompatible /usr/lib64/libc.a when searching for -lc
> /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lc
> collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status
> make[5]: *** [libgcc_s.so] Error 1

You need to install the 32-bit version of the C library.

Or you need to use --disable-multilib when you run configure, to tell
GCC to not build a 32-bit version.

Hard to say anything else without more details of what system you are
running on and what commands you ran.


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