[LinuxBIOS] Can't compile flashrom: SOLVED

Stefan Reinauer stepan at coresystems.de
Fri Nov 30 02:36:24 CET 2007

Shocky wrote:
> I finally tracked down the problem, and it had nothing to do with libpci.a or 
> libzlib1.a, except for the fact that static linking is used.
> Mandriva, both 2007 and 2008, has a package called glibc-static-devel which is 
> required to do static linking. I guess this is the first time I've tried to 
> build a package that used static linking. The clue was the reference to not 
> being able to find "-lc". libc.a is part of this package. Once I urpmi'ed 
> this package, flashrom built successfully.
This looks like a dependency problem of your distribution. You might
want to report it to them to get it fixed.

> I wonder if someone could modify the Makefile message for this possibility, 
> something like in the attached patch.
> Anyway, thanks to all those who helped me resolve this issue.
Thanks for the insight.


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