[lazarus] Installing Source on MDK 8

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Tue May 8 01:29:09 EDT 2001

> This may very well be a problem with Mandrake 8 or my limited knowledge
> with Linux.  When I do a "make" when installing Lazarus everything goes
> well except for the linking.  I receive an error during the linking that
> states /usr/bin/ld can't find -lX11.  I have the /usr/X11R6/lib in the
> ld.so.conf file.  Also, I am able to locate libX11 where it finds two
> files; libX11.so.6 and libX11.so.6.2
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> I think the work all of you have done on this project is great!

There should be a symlink from libX11.so to libX11.so.6.

cd /usr/X11R6/lib
ln -s libX11.so.6 libX11.so

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