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Old 05-19-2004, 08:28 PM   #1
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devel packeges install. but all my source headers are missing !!!

here are the first few error messages reported by gcc.

scripts/basic/fixdep.c:97:23: sys/types.h: No such file or directory
scripts/basic/fixdep.c:98:22: sys/stat.h: No such file or directory
scripts/basic/fixdep.c:99:22: sys/mman.h: No such file or directory
scripts/basic/fixdep.c:100:20: unistd.h: No such file or directory
scripts/basic/fixdep.c:101:19: fcntl.h: No such file or directory
scripts/basic/fixdep.c:102:20: string.h: No such file or directory
scripts/basic/fixdep.c:103:20: stdlib.h: No such file or directory
scripts/basic/fixdep.c:104:19: stdio.h: No such file or directory
i have done a "find / | grep string.h"
and no file is found.

i have a compiler installed. along with development tools.
but all my headers are missing !!!! what went wrong ?

what do i have to do to get them back ?

even stdlib.h and string.h are missing..... !!!
Old 05-19-2004, 08:59 PM   #2
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fixed !

and i think ive discovered a major fedora core 2 final bug.

i found that the missing headers belong to glibc-devel.
rpm -q shoqed that the glibc-devel package was installed.

so to re-install it i did a "rpm -e glibc-devel --nodeps"
then, "rpm -ivh glibc-devel"

that should have fixed the dependency's i frobe by forcing the remove.
instead, it failed on anouther package dependency glibc-headers.

and on attempting to install glibc-headers, i found anouther dependency.

the kernel source was installed, so this couldnt be it.
and no kernel-headers package exists on the fedora install disks.
which i believe is what begun this chain of faileddependency's.

a download of theis 4 meg package seems to fix everythng.

am i missing somthing ? or should i submit a bug report ???
Old 05-19-2004, 09:05 PM   #3
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oops, wrong again....

it seems the file glibc-kernheaders solves the kernel-headers dependency, which IS present on the fedora disks.

but still, the system-config-packeges made a seriouse cockup.
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happens in debian sarge too. installing libc6-dev did the trick though.

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