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[Plex86-devel] [ 101900 ] Doesn't compile on RH 8.0

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Subject: [Plex86-devel] [ 101900 ] Doesn't compile on RH 8.0
Date: Wed, 05 Mar 2003 10:57:48 -0500

Support Request #101900, was updated on Tue 03/04/03 at 07:54
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Category: Compile Error
Status: Open
Priority: 3
Summary: Doesn't compile on RH 8.0

By: RvnPhnx
Date: Wed 03/05/03 at 10:57
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RedHat is legendary for its tendency to include bleeding
edge software in its linux distribution.  This often means
that they appear to have features first--often before they
are ready (not that people switching to RedHat from WinNT or
Win2K will notice, however......that's another rant for
another day).  I any case, you need to reinstall EVERYTHING
now, because you made the cardinal sin of deleting
/usr/include.  Please save yourself some headaches, and
don't do that again.  Just tell RPM to upgrade all of your
packages to more sane versions (check out the respective
websites to find out what these may be).  That will make
your system work properly again.  Then see to it that you
are not using a gcc more recent than 3.0 (the most recent
that seems to work--yes I know that it is buggy) if you want
to compile Plex86.  GCC 3.2 is known to be full of headaches.

As I think that I've told others before, when RedHat 8.1
becomes official, use that, please.  Since it won't have any
(substantial) additions to the package list it should be
more stable that 8.0.


By: olray-dragon
Date: Tue 03/04/03 at 13:18
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Ok I have had the impression from the error messages that my
includes directory was possibly a bit messed up. Doing it
the hard way I used `rm -rf /usr/include/' and tried
compiling plex again. Every time it ran across a missing
header file, I used `rpm -qf /usr/include/name' to find it's
owner and reinstalled the pagage using "rpm -U --force
--nodeps packagename' from the original installation disks.

Still I get the mysterious error message complaining about
an incomplete type:

In file included from fkoverwritedlg.cpp:28:
fkoperations.h:116: field `m_pathList' has incomplete type
fkoperations.h:181: field `m_sourceList' has incomplete type

So it must be a problem with the distribution (RedHat 8.0
`Psyche' in this case.) The problem is eminent and every
help fixing it (I would even appreciate when someone zipped
up his/her /usr/includes/ and sends it my way for a nifty

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