How to compile example

Matthew Finkel matthew.finkel at
Wed Feb 29 02:24:18 CET 2012

On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 5:00 PM, Peter Penzov <peter.penzov at>wrote:

> Hi,
>    I'm trying to compile the example ex-serv-srp.c with the command gcc -o
> server ex-serv-srp.c -lgnutls
> I get this error:
> [rcbandit at Laptop GnuTLS 3.14 examples]$ gcc -o server ex-serv-srp.c
> -lgnutls
> ex-serv-srp.c: In function ‘main’:
> ex-serv-srp.c:118: warning: cast to pointer from integer of different size
> /tmp/cc5xxpcN.o: In function `main':
> ex-serv-srp.c:(.text+0xb3): undefined reference to
> `gnutls_srp_allocate_server_credentials'
> ex-serv-srp.c:(.text+0xcc): undefined reference to
> `gnutls_srp_set_server_credentials_file'
> ex-serv-srp.c:(.text+0x322): undefined reference to
> `gnutls_srp_server_get_username'
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> I'm sure that I'm missing an argument in gcc command. Can you tell what
> commands I need to execute in order to compile the example.
> Best wishes
> Peter

Hi Peter,

It looks like a linking issue. Do you have the libraries installed
(libgnutls)? I know they're contained in a separate package in some distro.

- Matt
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