[uClibc] link with uClibc libutil.so fails: undefined reference to `MIC'

Mike Frysinger vapier at gentoo.org
Thu Jun 30 22:41:14 UTC 2005

On Thursday 30 June 2005 03:50 pm, Clem Taylor wrote:
> On 6/29/05, Clem Taylor <clem.taylor at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I upgraded from a buildroot from 2005.03.22 to a current buildroot
> > 2005.06.26. I also upgraded to a new uclibc snapshot, latest bintools
> > and newer gcc (3.4.4 from 3.4.3). Most things seem to be working, but
> > openpty() in opensshd fails.
> I kept everything the same and just switched back to the previous
> version of uClibc and the openpty() link problem seems to have gone
> away. So the problem seems to be isolated to uClibc.
> My old version was a snapshot from:
>   2972188 Mar 29 02:11 uClibc-snapshot.tar.bz2
> The new version is:
>   3034093 Jun 27 02:11 uClibc-snapshot.tar.bz2

any chance you could narrow down the dates where the error started cropping 
up ?  you can find daily snapshots here:

> > compiling with 'mips-gcc -lutil ptytest.c' fails with a weird link error:
> > ...../../../../mipsel-linux-uclibc/lib/libutil.so: undefined reference to
> > `MIC'
> Any ideas what 'MIC' is? I didn't find any references to this in the
> uClibc code. Has anyone seen this problem?

i looked through uClibc too and couldnt find anything obvious ... what does 
`readelf -s libutil.so | grep MIC` show ?

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