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tmillard 09-20-2003 04:54 PM

Slackware 3.0 "include'
I'm trying to get some of the tools installed for compileing software, and I think I have everything expect somthing called "include". I have looked all over the place and at best think it is for the hedder files. But whare do I find "include"?

I got most of my packges form a CD at a library and then put them on my 486sx (via floppys).

I have been useing mostley.

fskmh 09-21-2003 09:47 AM

I was somewhat skeptical when I saw "Slackware 3.0" in the threadname, but since you mentioned installing via floppies I'll have to take you seriously =-].
I hauled out my Slackware-3.4 install cds and found the Linux kernel headers (linuxinc.tgz) in d7 of the d-diskset, the libc headers (libc.tgz) in d8 and the libg++ headers (libgxx.tgz) in d6. Obviously these packages will be in different disksets in 3.0, but now you have the package names.
I don't know what reasons you have for using such an old release, but I would advise you to look at distros for older hardware, such as Vector Linux (which is package-compatible with Slack).

tmillard 09-21-2003 08:50 PM

I thought that slackware 3.0 would work the best for floppys and for the old computer I'm trying out Linux with (486sx 4MB ram).

I did not know about VectorLinux. I'm checking it out right now.
Thank you for telling me about it.


tmillard 09-21-2003 09:06 PM

I see that Victor Linux takes 16MB of ram. :(
The computer I working with up stairs has 4MB installed. But I can increase the ram size to 8MBs. That is if I can find some 30 pin 70 nano seconds SIMMS. :(

Oh, well.

I might be getting a 486 sometime sone from a famly at church.
I have a ATAPI cd drive. I also have two ISA NICs. Pharps I can network them. :) Mabey use the existing patritions to get some of the stuff more up to date.

fskmh 09-22-2003 10:50 AM

While it is true that Vector Linux requires 16MB of memory, you can make the rest up with a swap partition.

tmillard 09-22-2003 07:53 PM

That sounds good. Right now I'm using a 20.19 MB SWAP partition. I also have several hundred Maga Bytes on my hard drive not in any partitions.

tmillard 09-29-2003 06:17 PM

I found the C librarys and headers in the K disks.
Althow when I try to compile AEE (A nother Easy Editer) I get a error in ?/usr/include/gnu/? type.h at line 78. This refernced to posix_type.h

tmillard 09-29-2003 06:22 PM

I found the C headers in the Slackware 3.0 K disks.
I'm trying to compile AEE, but I'm haveing bugs with ....../gnu/type.h line 78.
This points to a file called posix_type.h.
I have not been able to locate posix_type.h.

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