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Old 07-08-2002, 11:52 PM   #1
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Installing from tar ball problem


What can I do to fix it If I got error like below:

/usr/include/limits.h:124:26: No include path in which to find limits.h
make[2]: *** [intl-compat.o] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/guest/bison-1.35/intl'
make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/guest/bison-1.35'

I got this when I tried to make a apps called bison
 
Old 07-09-2002, 01:15 AM   #2
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Sometimes when I have problems I'll use Midnight Commander to unpack a tar ball into a unziped folder so I can at least read the read me file.
 
Old 07-09-2002, 01:24 AM   #3
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Do you get this error on any program you try to compile or is it only this one program or package ?? Have you tried redownloading bison if you did download it ?? Might either be a problem with it or make itself if you get it while using make to compile....
 
Old 07-09-2002, 01:36 AM   #4
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It can't find "limits.h", so I would head over to http://packages.debian.org/ and find out what package it comes from. In your case try http://www.rpmfind.net/
 
Old 07-10-2002, 03:37 AM   #5
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The was not about missing files. The 'limits.h' is there but it is sort of corrupted.
 
Old 07-10-2002, 06:31 AM   #6
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At the risk of asking the obvious question.... way don't you just use the version taht comes with you distro?

One less obvious guestion, are you logged as root login when you building this? It maybe that the required includes and header are in you users path ?

echo $PATH

Also check:
./cofigure --help |more

to see what flag you to point to the header directory?

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