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Re: Problem cross compiling curl

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2008 22:55:26 +0100 (CET)

On Fri, 25 Jan 2008, Joel Parker wrote:

> I am trying to cross compile libCurl for my gumstix. I made the tool chain the first thing in my
> path. I then specify ./configure --host=arm-linux followed by make
> the compile dies with the following error :
> Relocations in generic ELF (EM: 3)
> .libs/file.o: could not read symbols: File in wrong format

It sounds like .libs/file.o is a leftover from a previous build that was made
under different conditions. Try make clean first and then make again.

I've cross-compiled curl numerous times in a manner similar to what you
described and I've never seen this problem.

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