[fpc-devel] Cant link?

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Thu May 26 18:33:30 CEST 2005

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> Another question from a newbie fpc coder..
> When compiling my project, I do a:
> fpc -XS -XX -O3 -So -Fu~/manndoor/units -Fu~/manndoor/units/elecom 
> -Fu~/manndoor/units/unix lord.pas
> it goes through with its thing, warning me of unused variables and 
> whatnot, but finishes with:
> lord.pas(1841,1) Error: Can't call the linker, switching to external linking
> Error: /usr/local/bin/ppc386 returned an error exitcode (normal if you 
> did not specifiy a source file to be compiled)
> Whats the error that Im getting and how can I fix it?

Typically this means "can't find binutils error".

So either you don't have binutils, or there is something wrong wiht it.

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