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Re: Can't compile my first libcurl app

From: Matthew Nuzum <>
Date: 15 Jan 2002 22:09:41 -0500

On Tue, 2002-01-15 at 21:53, Brian Martin wrote:
    Did you run /sbin/ldconfig (as root)?

Well, I hadn't, but doing that didn't appear to change anything.
Matt Nuzum
    * Matthew Nuzum ( wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm trying to compile my first curl app. Technically, it's not mine,
> I'm just using the sample "simple.c" to test the library.
> I'm not a c developer, (but I did have to learn it a while back) so I'm
> at a disadvantage in troubleshooting this.
> I have downloaded the curl-ssl-7.9.2-1.src.rpm and built the binary
> rpms. I then installed both the curl-ssl-7.9.2-1.i386.rpm and the
> curl-ssl-devel-7.9.2-1.i386.rpm files. ( I rebuilt them due to
> different openssl versions) Install went fine.
> Typing gcc simple.c presents me with the following messages:
> /tmp/cc4ETz4n.o: In function `main':
> /tmp/cc4ETz4n.o(.text+0x21): undefined reference to `curl_easy_init'
> /tmp/cc4ETz4n.o(.text+0x41): undefined reference to `curl_easy_setopt'
> /tmp/cc4ETz4n.o(.text+0x57): undefined reference to `curl_easy_setopt'
> /tmp/cc4ETz4n.o(.text+0x65): undefined reference to `curl_easy_perform'
> /tmp/cc4ETz4n.o(.text+0x78): undefined reference to `curl_easy_cleanup'
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> I was able to confirm that all of the samples produce similar problems
> (except for gtk which is missing gtk stuff...).
> Should I try a different curl rpm, is it my gcc or do you think it's
> something else?
> I tested my curl binaries, they seem to work fine. (http and https)
> Any help is apreciated,
> Matt Nuzum
Received on 2002-01-16