[tex-live] pdftex on linux-alpha, libstdc++ problems

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz@computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Wed, 6 Feb 2002 18:03:14 +0000

On Wed, Feb 06, 2002 at 03:50:40PM +0100, Thomas Esser wrote:
> Hey, one of my most favorite problems... :-)
> But, I think that I have a solution. In texk/web2c/Makefile, there are
> three binaries that are linked by the C++ compiler: pdftosrc, pdftex
> and pdfetex. At least for linux / gcc systems, I think that adding
>   -nodefaultlibs -Wl,-Bstatic -lstdc++ -Wl,-Bdynamic -lgcc
> fixes the problems that we have with different libstdc++ versions by
> linking just this library statically.

thats the best news I heave heard for ages....

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