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Re: using pkgsrc on Linux
On Mon, May 12, 2008 at 3:43 AM, Steven M. Bellovin
> I'm trying to bootstrap pkgsrc on Linux (Ubuntu 8.04). I'm running
> into trouble, probably because I don't know Linux that well.
> Per the pkgsrc guide, I install libncurses-dev; that let me. I also
> installed patch, which isn't mentioned in the guide. However, when I
> try to build libtool-base, I'm told that /lib/cpp isn't sane. Here's
> the error.
> configure:6536: /lib/cpp -I/usr/include conftest.cpp
> cpp: error trying to exec 'cc1plus': execvp: No such file or directory
> I assume I'm missing some mysterious package; I have no idea what it
> is, since I know that I have gcc and cpp with it.
Try to install package build-essential, which provides e.g. g++ and
other packages (glibc and kernel headers).
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