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Old 06-13-2013
/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lz error

I am installing lxml module for python on redhat
I have installed libxml2 already.
When I run for libxslt:
Code:
./configure --prefix=libxslt_folder --with-libxml-prefix=libxml2_folder

It is ok
the I run :
Code:
make

I have error:
Code:
/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lz
collect2: ld returned 1 exit status

I found in google that is connected somehow with static library, but I still cannot find how to solve it.

Last edited by Scott; 06-13-2013 at 05:45 AM.. Reason: Code tags, please...
# 2  
Old 06-13-2013
It seems, you need the "zlib compression and decompression library".

Code:
yum install zlib

# 3  
Old 06-13-2013
zlib.i386 and zlib.x86_64 are already installed
# 4  
Old 06-17-2013
There should be a
Code:
/lib/libz.sl*

file which is a symlink to the real
Code:
libz.sl.whatever

# 5  
Old 06-17-2013
You may need zlib-devel or its redhat equivalent.

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