memcached on MacOS X
Tue, 12 Aug 2003 16:42:32 -0700 (PDT)
Go autoconf man!
On Tue, 12 Aug 2003, Evan Martin wrote:
> On Tue, 2003-08-12 at 15:46, Brion Vibber wrote:
> > For an unrelated project I'm considering using memcached on a MacOS X box
> > to spare me from the slowness that is FileMaker Pro.
> > With a just-checked-out CVS I can configure and compile, but it fails to
> > link if set to produce a static executable, which is the default:
> > gcc -DNDEBUG -g -O2 -static -o memcached memcached.o slabs.o items.o
> > assoc.o -levent
> > ld: can't locate file for: -lcrt0.o
> > make: *** [memcached] Error 1
> > make: *** [all] Error 2
> This is exactly the problem I had, and I couldn't figure it out.
> If you have any hints, I'm all ears---
> Ooh, wait, I found it!
> Q: I'm trying to link my binary statically, but it's failing to link
> because it can't find 'crt0.o.' Why?
> A: Static linking of user binaries is not supported on Mac OS X. Tying
> user binaries to the internal implementation of Mac OS X libraries and
> interfaces would limit our ability to update and enhance Mac OS X.
> Instead, dynamic linking is supported (linking against crt1.o
> automatically instead of looking for crt0.o, for example).
> Hah! That's funny. I wonder if it's a Darwin limitation, or...?
> On the TODO for me, then: have autoconf detect you're on Darwin and
> force the static flag off.
> Evan Martin