[fpc-pascal] Linker problems FPC 2.6.4

Frank McCormick beacon at videotron.ca
Tue Nov 25 20:28:21 CET 2014

On 11/25/2014 11:10 AM, Frank McCormick wrote:
> On 11/25/2014 03:42 AM, Jonas Maebe wrote:
>> On 25/11/14 04:17, Frank McCormick wrote:
>>> I am just getting back into Pascal after a number of years -- I
>>> installed 2.6.4 from the tarball. To try it out I copied the browser
>>> demo (browserall.pp)  into my home directory
>>> and tried to compile. The linker complied it could not find -lform. Am I
>>> doing something wrong ?
>> That demo apparently requires that you install the "-dev" version of the
>> (Linux/*BSD/...) package that supplies libform.
>     I installed the libform packages but I get this now:
> /usr/bin/ld: warning: link.res contains output sections; did you forget -T?
> /usr/lib/fpc/2.6.4/units/i386-linux/xforms/xforms.o: In function
> xforms.pp:(.text+0x14b): undefined reference to `fl_setpup_fontsize'
> /usr/lib/fpc/2.6.4/units/i386-linux/xforms/xforms.o: In function
> xforms.pp:(.text+0x16b): undefined reference to `fl_setpup_fontstyle'
> /usr/lib/fpc/2.6.4/units/i386-linux/xforms/xforms.o: In function
> xforms.pp:(.text+0x186): undefined reference to `fl_setpup_color'
> browserall.pp(178,1) Error: Error while linking
> browserall.pp(178,1) Fatal: There were 1 errors compiling module, stopping
> Fatal: Compilation aborted
> Error: /usr/bin/ppc386 returned an error exitcode (normal if you did not
> specify a source file to be compiled)

   I should add that I checked and all the functions it's complaining 
about are defined in forms.h...part of the libforms-dev package.


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