Re: [squid-users] Error while compiling with option '--with-large-files'

From: Brett Lymn <>
Date: Thu, 4 Apr 2013 15:56:18 +1030

On Thu, Apr 04, 2013 at 06:11:58PM +1300, Amos Jeffries wrote:
> On 4/04/2013 11:16 a.m., Brett Lymn wrote:
> >On Wed, Apr 03, 2013 at 09:53:38AM +0200, Markus Sonnenberg wrote:
> >>on solaris 10 i'm getting the following error while compiling
> >>squid-3.3.3 with option '--with-large-files'.
> >>
> >I modified the config script to use -m32 not -m64 which made this work
> >but only makes a 32bit binary. The root cause is that the link is
> >trying to link against the 32bit version of libstdc++, there is a 64bit
> >version in /usr/sfw/lib/sparcv9 but my libtool fu was weak and I could
> >not convince it to use that version.
> >
> Did you try this:
> ./configure CXXFLAGS="-L/usr/sfw/lib/sparcv9"
> or
> ./configure LDFLAGS="-L/usr/sfw/lib/sparcv9"
> Also, on 64-bit systems you do not have to specify large files or the
> related options since what they do is force-enable 64-bit C++ type sizes
> on 32-bit machines. On 64-bit machines the type sizes they force-enable
> are the defaults. IF the compiler is slightly broken they may even
> *downgrade* the build from 64-bit to 32-bit with some 64-bit type sizes,
> but the working compilers just ignore the options.

Yes I did try those but, sadly, libtool believes it knows better where
to find things and strips things out of the command line you pass it.

Brett Lymn
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