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Old 10-04-2004, 08:22 AM   #1
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configure: error: C++ preprocessor "/lib/cpp" fails sanity check HELP

I keep getting this error when I try to ./configure a program (gimp).
I have downloaded gcc2.96-2.96-0.83mdk.src.rpm and tried to install it but I also get an error also "Some package requested cannot be installed:
gcc2.96-2.96-0.83mdk.src (due to unsatisfied bison[<= 1.35])
do you agree ? " Which i choose Yes. What am i doing wrong or do I have something screwed up??? I have installed all the components that have gcc in the title on my Mandrake 10 CDs restarted but sill same errors.
Any suggestions?????
Old 10-04-2004, 10:11 AM   #2
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You need to install cpp (c preprocessor) that's why you get the /lib/cpp error
Old 10-04-2004, 10:57 AM   #3
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Is that on the mandrake disk??? I did a search in packages for cpp and didn't find anything. Thanks for the help
Old 10-04-2004, 01:58 PM   #4
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First find out the gcc version and also check out the man pages of it... after u get the version try to load a version thats latest i guess the latest is gcc 3. something i think that should be able to solve it........ just check u r loading a new version and not a old one on new.......


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