" '/lib/cpp' fails sanity check" when trying to install GAIM
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I'm still pretty new to Linux...
First try, I got a "No GCC compiler" (or something along the lines of that, so I opened up Synaptic, and got GCC. Tried installing Gaim again, and now I'm gettin gthis:
checking build system type... i586-pc-linux-gnulibc1
checking host system type... i586-pc-linux-gnulibc1
checking target system type... i586-pc-linux-gnulibc1
checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
checking whether build environment is sane... yes
checking for gawk... no
checking for mawk... mawk
checking whether make sets $(MAKE)... no
checking for sed... /bin/sed
checking for gcc... gcc
checking for C compiler default output file name... a.out
checking whether the C compiler works... yes
checking whether we are cross compiling... no
checking for suffix of executables...
checking for suffix of object files... o
checking whether we are using the GNU C compiler... yes
checking whether gcc accepts -g... yes
checking for gcc option to accept ANSI C... none needed
checking for style of include used by make... none
checking dependency style of gcc... none
checking for a sed that does not truncate output... /bin/sed
checking for egrep... grep -E
checking for ld used by gcc... /usr/bin/ld
checking if the linker (/usr/bin/ld) is GNU ld... yes
checking for /usr/bin/ld option to reload object files... -r
checking for BSD-compatible nm... /usr/bin/nm -B
checking whether ln -s works... yes
checking how to recognise dependent libraries... pass_all
checking how to run the C preprocessor... /lib/cpp
configure: error: C preprocessor "/lib/cpp" fails sanity check
See `config.log' for more details.
I googled it, and turned up a bunch of C++ compiler problems, but couldn't really find anything on my particular problem.
Last edited by BoardinBum; 08-13-2004 at 01:30 AM.