Re: Linker error: undefined reference to `___builtin_vec_new'

James Kanze <>
Wed, 9 Jan 2008 02:12:55 -0800 (PST)
On Jan 8, 11:27 pm, Ed Dana <> wrote:

OK, I just compiled this in Visual C++ and it compiled fine.
It must be a compiler problem, so I'm taking it over to the
Bloodshed C++ forum. Still, any clues are still welcome for
any who are willing to help. :)

It's probably one of two things: your compiler is not installed
correctly, or for some reason, it is trying to link the code as
if it were C and not C++ (and thus not picking up the run-time
support for C++). (G++ will do this if you compile and link
with the command gcc: gcc is the basic compiler driver, which
doesn't really know about C++ -- it will invoke the correct
compiler, according to the source file suffix, but it will only
append the minimum libraries for C, typically libc.a on a Unix
system when linking. Invoking g++ will ensure that the C++
runtime support is linked in as well.)

James Kanze (GABI Software)
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