SUMMARY: Problem with X11 library

From: Gordon Findlay (
Date: Sat Jan 18 1997 - 09:47:45 CST

On Friday 17th January, I wrote:

>One of my users has a program which compiles and links fine on SunOS
>4 using the library /usr/X11R5/lib/libX11.a (on SunOS4)

>On Solaris 2.4 the obvious replacement file would be
>/user/openwin/lib/libX11.a but that gives numerous "undefined
>I could build X11R5 I guess, but what's the correct thing to do in
>this situation?

Thanks to the many people who pointed out the -lnsl and -lsocket
options, and the the manual refs.

I'm not programming this myself, but seems it's time for a little
user education. Anyone got a club?


Gordon Findlay
Regional IT Manager, NIWA (National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research Ltd)
PO Box 8602, Christchurch, New Zealand
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