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Old 02-22-2004, 03:36 PM   #1
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configure: error: C++ preprocessor "/lib/cpp" fails sanity check


This is my second day on linux so I have little clue what to do.. When I try to ./configure, it gives that error message. Running mandrake 9.2.. please help.
 
Old 02-22-2004, 03:57 PM   #2
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you may not have installed all the development tools, or none at all, the c++ preprossesor should be part of eather gcc or glibc.
 
Old 02-22-2004, 04:04 PM   #3
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Got past that part.. now comes up with error:
checking for X... configure: error: Can't find X includes. Please check your installation and add the correct paths!
 
Old 02-22-2004, 04:58 PM   #4
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Looks like you also need to install xfree86-dev and/or libxfree, libxfree-dev or whatever else you can find that looks something like that
 
Old 03-15-2004, 05:00 PM   #5
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Quote:
Originally posted by raela
Got past that part.. now comes up with error:
How do you solved this problem??, The initial one, please??

Last edited by DarkVenger; 03-15-2004 at 05:01 PM.
 
Old 03-15-2004, 05:08 PM   #6
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I went back and installed all the developement packages I could.. I have less problems configuring now (having a LOT easier time now that I've used linux a bit more :P)
 
Old 03-16-2004, 05:59 PM   #7
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It could be a soluction but I have slackware 8.1 in an very old pc with 200MB of disk space, so to install ones I have to delete others. It will be a long week (install and unnistall) Cya m8
 
  


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