Installing Inn on a Linux system

Jeffrey M. Vinocur jeff at
Fri May 24 18:38:58 UTC 2002

On Thu, 23 May 2002, Lisa Ungar wrote:

>               cannot find -lelf
> Does anyone know what the above means?  

It means that configure detected libraries that ld can't find, somehow.  
(Is there anything about -lelf in config.log?)

> Is there a document or a web page online where I can find out about
> common problems with installing inn on a linux system?  

This is most certainly not a common problem :-)

There is something wrong with your system, because configure detected the 
presence of a library but now you can't link against it.

However, removing the reference to -lelf may suffice to let you compile.  

Jeffrey M. Vinocur
jeff at

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