[fpc-pascal]/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lgd errorr

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Tue Sep 30 08:48:41 CEST 2003

> > the actual library itself missing (at least for other
> > libraries like mysql and postgres).  What then are the
> > file like gd.o, libgd.a, libpgd.ppu for?  Are they just
> > stubs?  And what exactly do they do?
> The libgd.ppu file contains only the definitions of the library entry points and
> definitions of all types.
> The libgd.o file normally contains translated C macros.
> The libgd.a file should be the actual C library installed on your system ?

If there is such a file in FPC's dirs, it only contains smartlinking
versions of the C macros.

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