Using DWT on Linux x86_64

JohnnyK johnnykinsey at
Mon Aug 12 07:07:09 PDT 2013

On Sunday, 11 August 2013 at 19:53:38 UTC, Jacob Carlborg wrote:
> On 2013-08-10 15:45, JohnnyK wrote:
>> I don't need 64bit executables I just want to be able to 
>> compile as
>> 32bit.  Anyway here I am getting some errors when I try to 
>> compile dwt
>> on x86_64 Ubuntu I get  /usr/bin/ld: cannot find 
>> -l<libnamehere> for all
>> the dependencies.  I did install the dev packages using the 
>> following
>> "sudo apt-get install libcairo2-dev libglib2.0-dev 
>> libpango1.0-dev
>> libxfixes-dev libxdamage-dev libxcomposite-dev libxcursor-dev
>> libxrandr-dev libxi-dev libxinerama-dev libxtst-dev 
>> libgtk2.0-dev
>> libgnomeui-dev" Everything seemed to install ok.  What am I 
>> missing?  I
>> have installed other pachages where I had to do symlinks and 
>> such to
>> make ld happy would that be the same case here?  Anyway I was 
>> able to
>> build the base without issue but I cannot build the snippets.
> You need the  32bit versions of those libraries. If you have a 
> 64bit system it will only install the 64bit libraries. You need 
> to install "gcc-multilib" and possibly some other libraries as 
> well. I had some problems with that because not all the 
> necessary libraries were available. There are instructions 
> available here:
> Have a look at this as well: 
> Note, when you compile for a non-native platform pass the -m32 
> or the -m64 flag to the compiler.

Hmmm maybe I will just build a virtual with 32bit Linux.  I have 
other needs for a 32bit Linux anyway.

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