[blfs-support] OpenJDK- : /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lX11

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sat Nov 30 14:28:24 PST 2013

Magnus Larsson wrote:
> Dear blfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org
> I get an error when executing make, truing to build
> OpenJDK- as per  Beyond Linux® From Scratch - Version
> 2013-11-29. http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/svn/general/openjdk.html
> ".../usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lX11"
> I have an LFS/BLFS system with X11, Qt and KDE. I have X11 in /usr/X11.

The linker doesn't search there automatically.  You need to specify the 
location.  Try:

export LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/X11/lib

   -- Bruce

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