Experiencing lots of build problems

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Fri Feb 26 14:52:27 PST 2010


Randy McMurchy wrote:
> brown wrap wrote these words on 02/26/10 15:40 CST:
> 
>> This is typical of what will not build. I am trying to build net-tools-1.60.
> 
> Seems as though there was a recent discussion about this, perhaps it was
> on the -dev list. I use Berlios CVS/SVN (whatever it is) and fetch a copy.
> Net-Tools is not dead. It doesn't have an extremely active development
> work going on, but there are changes every now and then. Mostly fixes
> for the code the patches do, but there is a lot more than that, that has
> been updated.
> 
> It builds just fine for me (Bruce mentions there are some warnings), but
> I'm on 32-bit for this build. I think Bruce builds 64-bit though.
> 
> For Bruce: This reminds me, you mentioned the standard config included
> support for too many networks. I don't use the config program. I have
> pre-made config.{h,make,status} files that I copy into the root of the
> source dir and then compile. We could do something like that using files,
> or cat.

It builds fine for me in 64-bit mode.  There is a paragraph that IO 
hadn't noticed before address the automation of make config.  That 
should be sufficient.

One issue that might be new is the version of the headers used.  My most 
recent check is using the kernel headers from 2.6.22.5.

   -- Bruce




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