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Date:      Fri, 2 Nov 2012 06:48:38 -0500 (CDT)
From:      Robert Bonomi <bonomi@mail.r-bonomi.com>
To:        crankycyclops@gmail.com, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Autotools, libraries and man pages: oh my!
Message-ID:  <201211021148.qA2BmcxO098099@mail.r-bonomi.com>
In-Reply-To: <5093539C.8090406@gmail.com>

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> From owner-freebsd-questions@freebsd.org  Fri Nov  2 00:03:38 2012
> Date: Thu, 01 Nov 2012 22:01:16 -0700
> From: James Colannino <crankycyclops@gmail.com>
> To: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: Autotools, libraries and man pages: oh my!
>
> On 11/01/12 21:44, James Colannino wrote:
> > [...]I'm able to use autotools on FreeBSD to
> > generate configure and Makefile.in, and can use gmake to compile and
> > install it.
> >
> > Unfortunately, the man pages are installed to /usr/local/share/man
> > instead of to /usr/local/man, which I thought the tools would've taken
> > care of.  Also, even though I see my library was successfully compiled
> > and installed to /usr/local/lib, when I try to compile a program with
> > gcc source.c -ldstring, I get:
> >
> > /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -ldstring
>
> Update: I can compile against my dstring library by using the following
> line:
> gcc source.c -L/usr/local/lib -ldstring.  I guess it didn't know to
> search /usr/local/lib.  

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