Mail Archives: djgpp/1997/06/06/10:35:45

From: "John M. Aldrich" <fighteer AT cs DOT com>
Newsgroups: comp.os.msdos.djgpp
Subject: Re: newbie:wrong format of some libs
Date: Thu, 05 Jun 1997 22:59:56 +0000
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Steffen Binas wrote:
> When I try to Compile a C or Pascal-Source I get the error message: -lm
> in wrong format. But one day I was able to compile a pascal-source once
> but then the same source couldn't be compiled a second time.
> I think I have the newest files (downloaded a few days ago).
> What is the problem?

1) Try reinstalling libm.a from  It's possible it got
corrupted somehow.

2) Check your hard drive for errors using SCANDISK or a similar utility.

3) Scan your computer for viruses.  Make sure your virus software is up
to date!

If these don't help, please post again.

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