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Re: binutils test result mysteries
> On 2012-12-02 02:17, Dennis Clarke wrote:
> >> My guess is you need to run the following:
> >> sudo yum install glibc-static
> >> Does that help? :)
> > hrmmm .. no such thing as glibc-static but I see what you are thinking.
> The failures shown in your logs seemed to be related to static linking
> failures. If you don't have /usr/lib/libc.a, all attempts at static
> linking will fail.
> Red Hat makes it difficult to get a static C library, for some reason.
> You need to turn on the "RHEL Server Optional" category in your package
> manager to even see it.
Seems like plus and minus all over the place when I make a distro choice.
Normally I'm a debian lover but the RHEL6 product "seemed" like a better
way to go simply for their support packages.
Probably a good choice if one chooses to never compile anything and you
just want to run VMware or something similar.
ah well ... this will be a long night of hacking then. Thank you for the pointers
in the right directions.