[freetds] Unable to install to AIX 5.2

Evan Rempel erempel at uvic.ca
Tue Jun 10 13:49:29 EDT 2008


Try running your configure with

env LDFLAGS='-Wl,-brtl' ./configure ....

Then "making" again.

Forthe curious, it looks like you are using the IBM linker that needs different flags for
shared libraries.


Martin Mann wrote:
> Hiya...
> 
> I have been asked to install freetds-0.82 on our AIX 5.2 development server in order to access MS SQL servers using Perl and have run into problems.
> 
> The configure runs fine but the make falls over with the following;
> 
> ---------Start Quote ----------------------------------------------------------------
> Target "all" is up to date.
>         if gcc -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I. -I../../include  -I../../include   -D_FREETDS_LIBRARY_SOURCE -D_REENTRANT -D_THREAD_SAFE -DDEBUG=1 -Wall -Wstri
> ct-prototypes -Wmissing-prototypes -Wno-long-long -D_THREAD_SAFE  -g -O2 -MT tsql.o -MD -MP -MF ".deps/tsql.Tpo" -c -o tsql.o tsql.c;  then mv -f ".de
> ps/tsql.Tpo" ".deps/tsql.Po"; else rm -f ".deps/tsql.Tpo"; exit 1; fi
>         /bin/sh ../../libtool --tag=CC --mode=link gcc -D_THREAD_SAFE  -g -O2    -o tsql  tsql.o ../tds/libtds.la  ../replacements/libreplacements.la 
>   -liconv   -lpthreads 
> mkdir .libs
> gcc -D_THREAD_SAFE -g -O2 -o tsql tsql.o  ../tds/.libs/libtds.a ../replacements/.libs/libreplacements.a -liconv -lpthreads
>         if gcc -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I. -I../../include  -I../../include   -D_FREETDS_LIBRARY_SOURCE -D_REENTRANT -D_THREAD_SAFE -DDEBUG=1 -Wall -Wstri
> ct-prototypes -Wmissing-prototypes -Wno-long-long -D_THREAD_SAFE  -g -O2 -MT freebcp.o -MD -MP -MF ".deps/freebcp.Tpo" -c -o freebcp.o freebcp.c;  the
> n mv -f ".deps/freebcp.Tpo" ".deps/freebcp.Po"; else rm -f ".deps/freebcp.Tpo"; exit 1; fi
>         /bin/sh ../../libtool --tag=CC --mode=link gcc -D_THREAD_SAFE  -g -O2    -o freebcp  freebcp.o ../dblib/libsybdb.la  -lpthreads 
> gcc -D_THREAD_SAFE -g -O2 -o .libs/freebcp freebcp.o  -L../dblib/.libs -lsybdb -liconv -lpthreads -Wl,-blibpath:/usr/local/lib:/usr/local/lib/gcc-lib/
> powerpc-ibm-aix5.2.0.0/3.3.2:/usr/local/lib/gcc-lib/powerpc-ibm-aix5.2.0.0/3.3.2/../../..:/usr/lib:/lib 
> ld: 0711-317 ERROR: Undefined symbol: .tdsdump_open
> ld: 0711-345 Use the -bloadmap or -bnoquiet option to obtain more information.
> collect2: ld returned 8 exit status
> make: 1254-004 The error code from the last command is 1.
> 
> 
> Stop.
> make: 1254-004 The error code from the last command is 1.
> ---------End Quote ------------------------------------------------------
> 
> Any advice would be appreciated. I have tried surfing for some answers and found a few things but they seem to be for earlier versions so the fixes may be close but not what I need. 
> 
> I've seen the comments in the documentation regarding AIX;
> 
> ---------Start Quote ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> AIX®
> AIX® can induce linker indigestion. libtool doesn't always understand that a .a file can be a shared library. One solution is to build only static libraries with the --disable-shared configure option. 
> 
> Another problem seems to be that the linker isn't asked to pull in all the requisite libraries.
> ---------End Quote ---------------------------------------------------------------------- 
> 
> Sorry if this is a dumb question but is turning on the --disable-shared a big deal for out developers?
> 
> This suggested reading the following which seemed close but I cant find the line to modify so I'm guessing it has changed since version 0.63...
> 
> ---------Start Quote ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> [freetds] MSSQL on AIX 5.1
> Frédéric Le Guillou frederic.leguillou at cegedim.fr 
> Mon Aug 9 07:15:19 EDT 2004 
> 
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> 
> Hi All,
> 
> I was reading the forum about MS SQL and AIX 5.1.
> I was trying to compile FreeTDS on AIX 5.2, and the same error occurs.
> 
> I fix the problem to add "../tds/libtds_objects.la -liconv
> ../replacements/libreplacements.*" at the end of the line of " bin/sh
> ../../libtool --mode=link gcc  -g -O2", which preceding the ld error.
> 
> In fact, the problem occurs dunring the link of apps, and pool.
> 
> In fact, all the symbols needed (tds_connect, ....) are declared in
> ../tds/libtds_objects.la.
> 
> I hope it will be useful for your problem on AIX 5.1
> 
> Thanks,
> Frédéric
> 
> ---------End Quote ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> Martin Mann
> 
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