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From Chris Lalancette <>
Subject Re: problem while compiling libdeltacloud for C
Date Wed, 21 Nov 2012 17:51:40 GMT
Arg.  Of course, after writing this I realized why the tests aren't being
built.  It's because they are only built as part of the "make check"
target.  So with that being said, you should just be able to do:

$ ./
$ ./configure
$ make check

And the tests will get built for you.  Let me know if that works out for


On Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 12:41 PM, Chris Lalancette <>wrote:

> There are several problems here, some of which are not your fault.
> First of all, the tests should get automatically built when you run
> "./ ; ./configure ; make".  I see now that that isn't happening,
> and I'm not quite sure why.  I will see if I can find some time to look
> into that and fix it.  In the meantime if you want to build it by hand,
> you'll have to fix the problems I point out below
> On Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 10:55 AM, Rodrigue Chakode <
>> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I download libdelcloud for C/C++, but when I try to compile the examples
>> provided I have the following linking errors.
>> Do you have some ideas to fix that?
>> $ gcc -Wl,-rpath -Wl,/usr/local/lib -L/usr/local/lib -ldeltacloud
>>  -I/usr/local/include/libdeltacloud -I./tests/ tests/test_api.c
>> /tmp/cchStxCZ.o: In function `print_api':
>> test_api.c:(.text+0x6f): undefined reference to `print_link_list'
> This is not being found because it exists in the "test_common.c" file.  To
> fix this, you'll have to first compile that with "gcc -c -Wall
> -Iinclude/libdeltacloud tests/test_common.c -o tests/test_common.o"  You'll
> then have to add "tests/test_common.o" to your compile command above.
>> /tmp/cchStxCZ.o: In function `main':
>> test_api.c:(.text+0x100): undefined reference to `deltacloud_initialize'
>> test_api.c:(.text+0x15f): undefined reference to `deltacloud_initialize'
>> test_api.c:(.text+0x1c1): undefined reference to `deltacloud_initialize'
>> test_api.c:(.text+0x220): undefined reference to `deltacloud_initialize'
>> test_api.c:(.text+0x27f): undefined reference to `deltacloud_initialize'
>> /tmp/cchStxCZ.o:test_api.c:(.text+0x2e7): more undefined references to
>> `deltacloud_initialize' follow
>> /tmp/cchStxCZ.o: In function `main':
>> test_api.c:(.text+0x2f0): undefined reference to
>> `deltacloud_get_last_error_string'
>> test_api.c:(.text+0x334): undefined reference to `deltacloud_has_link'
>> test_api.c:(.text+0x372): undefined reference to `deltacloud_has_link'
>> test_api.c:(.text+0x3c7): undefined reference to `deltacloud_has_link'
>> test_api.c:(.text+0x404): undefined reference to `deltacloud_free'
>> collect2: ld a retourné 1 code d'état d'exécution
> These are all happening because you have listed the library to link
> against (-ldeltacloud) before the files that need it.  For it to work, it
> needs to be listed *afterwards*.
> If you take my advice above, then, you're compile step for the test_api
> should end up being something like:
> gcc -Wl,-rpath -Wl,/usr/local/lib -L/usr/local/lib
> -I/usr/local/include/libdeltacloud -I./tests/ tests/test_api.c
> ./tests/test_common.o -ldeltacloud
> Hopefully that works for you.  In the meantime, I will try to see why the
> tests aren't getting automatically built.
> Thanks,
> Chris

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