test build fails: undefined reference to `__ctype_b'

Stuart Anderson anderson at netsweng.com
Tue Aug 16 00:16:34 EEST 2005

On Mon, 15 Aug 2005, Judith Lebzelter wrote:

> Hi again;
> I think I've narrowed down the error causing the failure to build on my
> Gentoo:
> In '/root/tet/xts5/tset/Xproto/gtkybrdmpp':
> /root/tet/lib/tet3/libapi.a(rescode.o)(.text+0x3b8): more undefined
> references to `__ctype_b' follow
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> make: *** [Test] Error 1

Did you build libapi.a yourself? or use the downloaded libs? There will
likely be compatibility problem with a C library mismatch when linking a
lib built with an older C library w/ object build on a really new C

If you can build the tet package from the source, this problem shouldn't

> BTW, if I go into the test directory and type 'make Test',  it does not
> work because none of the variables get set and the make fails (for the
> wrong reason).  I have to add the tetbuild.cfg file to get it to make.
> This seems to be a problem for all the tests.

You will need to use 'wbuild' instead of make to build individual
directories. It takes care of setting all of the env for you.


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