[Ros-release] Dry stack prereleases for groovy

Brian Gerkey gerkey at osrfoundation.org
Sat Nov 24 18:02:47 UTC 2012

On Fri, Nov 23, 2012 at 7:53 PM, Wim Meeussen <wim at hidof.com> wrote:
> I tried one of the (ugly) workarounds from the comments above:
> cd /usr/src/gtest
> sudo cmake CMakeLists.txt
> sudo make
> sudo cp *.a /usr/lib
> This creates a static library /usr/lib/libgtest.a, but linking fails:
> Linking CXX executable ../bin/test_unique_id
>   /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -l/usr/lib/libgtest.a

FWIW, I've added that workaround to the setup preamble of Jenkins
builds and it worked fine.  I'm surprised that the linker can't find
the lib in your case.  I would turn on verbose linker output to figure
out what's going on there.


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