[zeromq-dev] Issues installing ZeroMQ and PyZMQ on RHEL 6
kdpict at gmail.com
Wed Feb 22 03:54:01 CET 2012
I finally got it to work. The problem was the location where RHEL
creates the libstdc++.so. It was in /usr/lib (and /usr/lib64). On
adding these to the LD_LIBRARY_PATH, the issue got resolved.
Thanks a lot to everybody for their support.
On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 8:32 PM, john skaller
<skaller at users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
> On 22/02/2012, at 7:07 AM, Kushal Dalmia wrote:
>> I did write a short program and linked it with ZMQ. This is the
>> behaviour I found:
>> $ gcc -lzmq -o testzmq testzmq.c => Fails with the same errors (as in
>> attached file)
> How do you know you're dynamic linking?
>> $ gcc -L/usr/local/lib -lzmq -o testzmq testzmq.c ==> Successfully
>> Compiles and links!
> Is is statically or dynamically linked to libzmq and libstdc++?
>> Here are the required outputs:
>> 15:04:48 # ldd libzmq.so
>> linux-vdso.so.1 => (0x00007fff695a8000)
>> libuuid.so.1 => /lib64/libuuid.so.1 (0x00007f4a3f8d5000)
>> librt.so.1 => /lib64/librt.so.1 (0x00007f4a3f6cc000)
>> libpthread.so.0 => /lib64/libpthread.so.0 (0x00007f4a3f4af000)
>> libstdc++.so.6 => /usr/local/lib/../lib64/libstdc++.so.6 (0x00007f4a3f39f000)
> I you linked libzmq.so with the same paths, this cannot fail,
> assuming the targeted libs are actually there.
> The fact it's failing suggests the evil ld program is silently switching
> to static linkage .. and its the static link that's failing and needs
> the -L switch.
> The dynamic link doesn't need a -L switch to find secondary libraries.
> All library vendors have it wrong, providing libxxx.so and libxxx.a,
> this is a really bad idea, the names should always be distinct
> because the linkage command line scripts must be as well.
> I guess libtool tries to fix that, not sure because I use a different toolset.
> Underneath it's ld that's evil, trying to make something transparent
> that isn't. Of course it USED to be in the old days. But not on x86_64
> with shared libraries.
> john skaller
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