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RE: Cannot compile anything



On 15-May-00 Nicole M. Rauch opined:
> Hello everybody,
> 
> I've just installed RH 6.1, but it doesn't compile anything! 
> Admittedly, I installed RH with custom install, perhaps I missed a 
> package?
> 
> If I e.g. try to build a new kernel and type "make menuconfig" in 
> /usr/src/linux, I get
> 
> rm -f include/asm
> ( cd include ; ln -sf asm-i386 asm)
> make -C scripts/lxdialog all
> make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-2.2.12/scripts/lxdialog'
> gcc -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -O2 -fomit-frame-pointer -DLOCALE 
> -DCURSES_LOC="<
> curses.h>"   -c lxdialog.c -o lxdialog.o
> In file included from lxdialog.c:22:
> dialog.h:22: sys/types.h: No such file or directory
> dialog.h:23: fcntl.h: No such file or directory
> dialog.h:24: unistd.h: No such file or directory
> dialog.h:25: ctype.h: No such file or directory
> dialog.h:26: stdlib.h: No such file or directory
> dialog.h:27: string.h: No such file or directory
> dialog.h:29: curses.h: No such file or directory
> lxdialog.c:53: locale.h: No such file or directory
> 
> If I try to compile other programs, I get similar error msgs (none of 
> the included headers is found). But I can see all of the header files 
> in /usr/src/linux/include/linux !
> I've already tried to add the include path with -I<path> and 
> -L<path>, to no avail.
> The packages kernel-headers, kernel-source and egcs are installed.
> 
> What am I missing here?

glibc-devel is what provides them on my system. Some (all?) are also
included in the kernel source. But I doubt that area is where makefiles/
compilers are looking for them.

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