Re: [Newbie] First compile

From: George Greer (
Date: 05/11/02

On Sun, 12 May 2002, Mark Gerritsen wrote:

>I'm having trouble installing Circle30pl21.
>I've followed the instructions in the documentation to the letter: got the
>file, gunzipped and tar -xvf'ed it, ran ./configure, but then when I try
>to compile, it gets stuck on utils.c:
>gcc -c -g -O2 -Wall  utils.c
>utils.c:118: parse error before `__extension__'
>utils.c:118: `__len' undeclared here (not in a function)

The C library #define for strdup() interefered with the CircleMUD-provided
version of strdup(), which should only be included if you don't have
strdup() in the first place.

Check your config.log to see why HAVE_STRDUP is off.

George Greer

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