Building 2.5.0 / Ubuntu raring 13.04

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Thu Apr 11 09:37:43 EDT 2013

Norbert Holze <asterix52 at> writes:

> Hello,
> I run into this failure:
>> /usr/bin/ld: test_sqlbe-utest-gnc-backend-sql.o: undefined reference to symbol 'g_type_check_instance_cast'
>> /usr/bin/ld: note: 'g_type_check_instance_cast' is defined in DSO /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ so try adding it to the linker command line
>> /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ could not read symbols: Invalid operation
>> collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status
>> make[6]: *** [test-sqlbe] Fehler 1
>> make[6]: Verlasse Verzeichnis '/home/norbert/Downloads/gnucash/gnucash-2.5.0/gnucash-2.5.0/src/backend/sql/test'
> I have libglib2.36.0-dev installed.
> What could be wrong?

This is the Ubuntu Linker not pulling in implicit dependencies.  You can
probably fix this by added $(GLIB_LIBS) to the LDADD line in the

> Best regards,
> Norbert


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