[fpc-pascal]Linker error

Michael.VanCanneyt at Wisa.be Michael.VanCanneyt at Wisa.be
Mon Jan 29 23:05:56 CET 2001

On Mon, 29 Jan 2001 jayjay23 at gmx.net wrote:

> Hello everybody,
> my problem is I can't compile a program that uses(I think this is the root
> of the cause) the graph-unit. When I try to compile it I get the following
> message: "/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lvga". This is caused by the following
> section in the link.res-file:
> -lvga
> -lc
> )
> which is used by the ppas.sh script in the following line:
> /usr/bin/ld -dynamic-linker=/lib/ld-linux.so.2 -s -L. -o progname link.res
> In the man-page for ld it says that the -l option is for adding an
> archive-file(some kind of library?). I've searched for files with "vga" in it's name,
> but found nothing. So how can I solve this problem? Do I have to install that
> particular file with a certain package? 


You must install the libvga package; it contains the VGA library, which is
needed to create graphics programs.


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