/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lc

Syed Ahsan Ali Bokhari ahsan.pmd@gmail.com
Fri Feb 1 07:07:00 GMT 2013

The system is RHEL5.3 x86_64

folloing commands were used

tar xzf gcc-4.7.2.tar.gz

cd gcc-4.7.2


cd ..

mkdir objdir

cd objdir


What is the package name for 32 bit c library.
I cannot disable multilib becase shared libraries support is required

On Fri, Feb 1, 2013 at 12:03 PM, Ian Lance Taylor <iant@google.com> wrote:
> 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.
> Ian

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