ld: 0706-006 Cannot find or open library file: -l m with bos.adt.libm installed (Doc ID 357468.1)

Last updated on JUNE 01, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 9.0.1.4 to 11.2.0.3 - Release: 9.0.1 to 11.2
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit)
AIX5L Based Systems (64-bit)
Installation of Oracle Server on AIX 5L
***Checked for relevance on 31-Jul-2010***
***Checked for relevance on 21 Mar 2012, recoded as valid for 11.1,11.2***

Symptoms

Errors during linking phase of new installation of Oracle Server on AIX 5L.

Errors in make.log will be similar to:

ld: 0706-006 Cannot find or open library file: -l m
ld:open(): A file or directory in the path name does not exist.
ar: A file or directory in the path name does not exist.
ar: 0707-117 The fopen system call failed on file /u02/app/oracle/product/10.2/lib/shr.o.
mv: 0653-401 Cannot rename /u02/app/oracle/product/10.2/lib/shr.o to libclntsh.so.10.1:

A file or directory in the path name does not exist.

Changes

  bos.adt.libm              5.3.0.30  COMMITTED  Base Application Development
                                                 Math Library

Cause

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