Experiencing lots of build problems

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Fri Feb 26 14:53:34 PST 2010


Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> 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.

Arghh.  Make that the headers from 2.6.30.2.

   -- Bruce



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