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From: michael dot peppler at bnpparibas dot com
Subject: Re: Unresolved symbol:blk_bid from
Date: Apr 27 2005 2:38PM

The problem is the missing -lblk library. Perl's default behavior of
listing this as probably harmless is incorrect -
the -lblk library is necessary to building DBD::Sybase. Unfortunately this
library isn't always included in the
server version of the OCS package. You may need to install the full SDK.
Alternatively you can download DBD::Sybase 1.04 which should build without
the -lblk dependency.

I should probably detect this situation and make the BLK dependency


Internet - 27/04/2005 16:27

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To:    Meeilei.Chen

cc:    sybperl-l

Subject:    Re: Unresolved symbol:blk_bid from

On Wed, Apr 27, 2005 at 08:13:15AM -0500, Chen, Meeilei wrote:
> > I installed Perl 5.8.6 on HP-UX 11.11. the installation came out
> > clean.
> > My Sybase is V12.5.1 and I am trying to install DBD::Sybase and
> > DBI::Sybase
> >
> > I downloaded  DBI-1.48 and compiled it came out clean.
> > I downloaded DBD-Sybase-1.05 and tried to compile but got problems in
> > the make test step.
> >
> > While running perl Makefile.PL, there is a warning of "No library
> > found for -lblk and -;d" but it said (probably harmless)
> >
> > During make step, one warning of: passing arg 2 of 'to_binary' from
> > incompatible pointer type.
> >
> > During make test, lots of error, it all seems like related to:
> > Unresolved symbol: blk_bid, blk_done, blk_describe, etc from
> > And the error is:
> >
> > Can't load 'blib/arch/auto/DBD/Sybase/' for module
> > DBD::Sybase: No such file or directory at
> > /usr/local/lib/perl5/5.8.6/PA-RISC2.0/

This error message usually related to perl not being able
to find your openclient libs.

Try running chatr blib/arch/auto/DBD/Sybase/
This will tell you if SHLIB_PATH is enabled for the shared library
and what libs it depends on.
If any files are listed as not found and shlib_path is enabled
then setting SHLIB_PATH to include the directory that contains
the openclient(, ) should help
perl(well really the system dynamic library loader) find it.

> >
> >

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