[Shapelib] need some help

Kyle Taylor kyle.a.taylor at gmail.com
Thu Mar 10 12:24:45 EST 2011

Link error?  I had a similar problem a few weeks ago.  I didn't know what
flag to throw GCC when trying to compile against shapelib as a shared


gcc -lshp /home/geotema/valatest/src/readshapetest.creadshapetest.c -o

If that doesn't work, it's probably an issue with how you installed


On Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 6:19 AM, calpas calpas <calpas2007 at yahoo.fr> wrote:

> Dear all,
> I am writting my first C application to access the shapefile and retrieve
> some data. I'm trying to use the shapelib to achieve that unfortunately I'm
> keeping on having the following errors:
>     /home/geotema/valatest/src/readshapetest.c:19: undefined reference to
> `SHPOpen'
>     /home/geotema/valatest/src/readshapetest.c:21: undefined reference to
> `SHPGetInfo'
> I cannot figure out what is missing. could anyone help me to sort out this
> issue???
> Cheers
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