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Old 05-21-2007, 09:12 AM   #1
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make menuconfig problems

Hello on second comp i have slack11 installed and 2.6.18, and i tried to do make menuconfig

heres what i got:

make menuconfig
HOSTCC scripts/basic/fixdep
In file included from /usr/include/bits/posix1_lim.h:153,
from /usr/include/limits.h:145,
from /usr/lib/gcc/i486-slackware-linux/4.1.2/include/limits.h:122,
from /usr/lib/gcc/i486-slackware-linux/4.1.2/include/syslimits.h:7,
from /usr/lib/gcc/i486-slackware-linux/4.1.2/include/limits.h:11,
from scripts/basic/fixdep.c:115:
/usr/include/bits/local_lim.h:36:26: error: linux/limits.h: No such file or directory
In file included from /usr/include/sys/socket.h:35,
from /usr/include/netinet/in.h:24,
from /usr/include/arpa/inet.h:23,
from scripts/basic/fixdep.c:117:
/usr/include/bits/socket.h:310:24: error: asm/socket.h: No such file or directory
scripts/basic/fixdep.c: In function 'use_config':
scripts/basic/fixdep.c:206: error: 'PATH_MAX' undeclared (first use in this function)
scripts/basic/fixdep.c:206: error: (Each undeclared identifier is reported only once
scripts/basic/fixdep.c:206: error: for each function it appears in.)
scripts/basic/fixdep.c:206: warning: unused variable 's'
scripts/basic/fixdep.c: In function 'parse_dep_file':
scripts/basic/fixdep.c:304: error: 'PATH_MAX' undeclared (first use in this function)
scripts/basic/fixdep.c:304: warning: unused variable 's'
make[1]: *** [scripts/basic/fixdep] Error 1
make: *** [scripts_basic] Error 2

what could cause the problem ?

Old 05-21-2007, 09:25 AM   #2
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Do you have both the linux source and linux headers installed?
Old 05-21-2007, 09:51 AM   #3
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Didnt have those installed. Now its fixed! Why both have to be installed ? Wheres the catch ?

Old 05-21-2007, 11:14 AM   #4
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It's from error.


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