[lazarus] Installing Source on MDK 8

John Mitson nsdevel at hawaii.rr.com
Tue May 8 02:11:49 EDT 2001

Marco - Your suggestion worked very well, but I did have to symlink
about 5 - 6 libs.

Mojada - Thanks for responding, but unfortunately I wasn't able to read
your message since I only can read/speak one.

Thank you again :-)  John

Marco van de Voort wrote:
> > 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
> ldconfig
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