Make error - Solved
jsantos5954 at gmail.com
Sat Nov 29 19:53:47 CET 2008
I am posting this so it can save some headaches for other people in the
I've been trying to install FR on a 64 bits OS for a while. First I tried RH
5.2 and I got the following errors
/usr/bin/libtool --mode=link gcc -o radmin
> > radmin.lo /usr/lib/libreadline.so /usr/lib64/libtermcap.so
> > util.lo log.lo conffile.lo -lnsl -lresolv -lpthread -lreadline
> >-ltermcap gcc -o .libs/radmin .libs/radmin.o
> >/usr/lib64/libtermcap.so .libs/util.o .libs/log.o .libs/conffile.o
> >o -lnsl -lresolv -lpthread -lreadline -ltermcap
> > /usr/lib/libreadline.so: could not read symbols: File in
> wrong format
> > collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> > gmake: *** [radmin] Error 1
Then I move on to CentOs since Greg Woods informed that he is using it
without any grief.
When I was making it on CentOS I got the exactly same errors above. Then I
tried to install on Fedora 10 and it installed smoothly. After playing with
Fedora for some time I realized that it is too slow compared to CentOS or RH
and I decided to move back to CentOS and find a way to properly install it.
The clue to fix the problem was provided by Greg when he said that the FR
included with CentOS was too old. When I installed the first time I didn't
realized that there is a FR 1.13 version on CentOS so I didn't installed
along with the OS.
This time I selected 1.13 version and it was installed normally.
Then I downloaded version FR 2.1 and it installed smoothly. Now I have
radiusd: FreeRADIUS Version 2.1.1, for host x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu, built
on Nov 28 2008 at 23:06:41
I read somewhere in the site that this is not the recommended way to do it
and that 2.1 should be installed in a different location.
If someone could comment about any problems that can arise it will be
> -----Original Message-----
> freeradius-users-bounces+jsantos5954=gmail.com at lists.freeradiu
> [mailto:freeradius-users-bounces+jsantos5954=gmail.com at lists.f
> reeradius.org] On Behalf Of Greg Woods
> Sent: Thursday, November 20, 2008 1:01 PM
> To: FreeRadius users mailing list
> Subject: RE: Make error
> On Thu, 2008-11-20 at 12:38 -0800, Olavo wrote:
> > Does anybody know about any Linux distro 64 bits that
> Freeradius will
> > work for sure ?
> I am using it on CentOS 5.2 x86_64. The freeradius package
> that comes with CentOS 5 is old though, I compiled freeradius
> from source.
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