Re: Problem compiling bpl9

From: Dmitry Schwartsman (
Date: 02/14/96

On Wed, 14 Feb 1996, Mark Bulas wrote:

> Hi all, I'm having problems compiling the bpl9.  bpl8 worked fine, so I 
> know most of it all SHOULD compile, but it's not.  I have run the 
> configure program from the main circle directory, and it's generated a 
> Makefile for me, but when I move into the /src directory and try to run a 
> 'make all', the following errors pop up:
> make ../bin/circle
> gcc -c -g -O -Wall  comm.c
> In file included from comm.c:14:
> sysdep.h:103: sys/fcntl.h: No such file or directory
> In file included from comm.c:14:
> sysdep.h:119: crypt.h: No such file or directory
> In file included from comm.c:14:
> sysdep.h:134: sys/select.h: No such file or directory
> *** Error code 1
> Stop.
> *** Error code 1
> Stop.
> For what it's worth, here's the output of the configure routine:
> checking for gcc... (cached) gcc
> checking whether we are using GNU C... (cached) yes
> checking whether gcc accepts -g... (cached) yes
> checking for more... (cached) more
> checking for -lsocket... (cached) no
> checking for -lnsl... (cached) no
> checking for -lmalloc... (cached) no
> checking for -lcrypt... (cached) no
> checking how to run the C preprocessor... (cached) gcc -E
> checking whether cross-compiling... (cached) no
> checking for ANSI C header files... (cached) yes
> checking for sys/wait.h that is POSIX.1 compatible... (cached) yes
> checking for fcntl.h... (cached) yes
> checking for sys/fcntl.h... (cached) yes
> checking for errno.h... (cached) yes
> checking for net/errno.h... (cached) no
> checking for string.h... (cached) yes
> checking for limits.h... (cached) yes
> checking for sys/time.h... (cached) yes
> checking for sys/select.h... (cached) yes
> checking for unistd.h... (cached) yes
> checking for memory.h... (cached) yes
> checking for crypt.h... (cached) yes
> checking for assert.h... (cached) yes
> checking for working const... (cached) yes
> checking for pid_t... (cached) yes
> checking for size_t... (cached) yes
> checking whether time.h and sys/time.h may both be included... (cached) yes
> checking return type of signal handlers... (cached) void
> checking for crypt... (cached) yes
> checking for random... (cached) yes
> creating ./config.status
> creating src/Makefile
> creating src/conf.h
> I'm running the mud under Ultrix T4.5-3 (Rev. 34), and again the mud HAS 
> successfully compiled under bpl 8.  Any ideas what's going wrong?  Any 
> and all help will be *greatly* appreciated...
> Thanks.
> 	---  Mark  ---
suggestion remove .config in your muds root dir

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