A few beginner questions

Brad Hards bradh at frogmouth.net
Wed Nov 17 11:03:29 CET 2010

On Wednesday, November 17, 2010 08:23:27 pm Jeffrey Walton wrote:
> According to the README, the library is located in \lib. Do libraries
> have extensions other than *.a or *.so?
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/gnutls.git/tree/README says "lib/" which 
means "the directory called lib within this source tree".  Unix doesn't use \ 
as part of a path.

> $ pwd
> /home/jeffrey/gnutls-2.10.2
> $ ./configure CFLAGS="-Wall -Wextra -Wno-unused-param -DDEBUG -O0 -g -ggdb"
> ...
> $ make
> ...
> $ cd lib
> $ ls *.a *.so
> ls: cannot access *.a: No such file or directory
> ls: cannot access *.so: No such file or directory
that is the source tree, not the build results.

> How does one start the self tests? There's nothing in the README.

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