[Slackbuilds-users] Build error with virtualbox in Slackware64 14.1: libcurl not found at -lcurl or libcurl headers not found

Antonio Hernández Blas hba.nihilismus at gmail.com
Mon Dec 9 06:58:48 UTC 2013

 On Mon, Dec 9, 2013 at 12:23 AM, J <j at dawnrazor.net> wrote:

> one or more of the curl headers is/are architecture-specific. meaning
> different from 32-bit to 64-bit. thus things that want to link against curl
> may break depending on which architecture of the headers are installed and
> in which architecture you're trying to compile. you could fix the headers
> to deal with this but you'd lose the work as soon as either curl (curl or
> curl-compat32) is updated, so there's no point - an unfortunate reality of
> multilib on slackware being a sort of add-on. instead ensure that whichever
> you have installed matches the architecture in which you're trying to
> compile. the easiest way to do that is to reinstall whichever (curl or
> curl-compat32) is appropriate.

Hi J, it seems that the problem relies in curl [1][2][3][4] but since it is
quite late here at México, i'm going to let this in peace for another day ;)

Anyway, thanks for your time J and Willy.

[3] http://curl.haxx.se/mail/lib-2008-09/0051.html (design problem with
[4] http://trac.macports.org/ticket/30974 (virtualbox: build failure when
curl is not installed universal)

Antonio Hernández Blas | Oaxaca, México, Mx.
https://github.com/nihilismus | https://bitbucket.org/nihilismus |
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