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hi! Im building the OpenOffice.org from source in org to feet into my distro Slackware 10.1. after I send a command ./configure the error came out in the last part. ...
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    Building OpenOffice.org 1.9.104.src for slackware


    hi!
    Im building the OpenOffice.org from source in org to feet into my distro Slackware 10.1.
    after I send a command ./configure the error came out in the last part. And the error is ....

    checking for egrep... grep -E
    checking for ANSI C header files... yes
    checking for sys/types.h... yes
    checking for sys/stat.h... yes
    checking for stdlib.h... yes
    checking for string.h... yes
    checking for memory.h... yes
    checking for strings.h... yes
    checking for inttypes.h... yes
    checking for stdint.h... yes
    checking for unistd.h... yes
    checking cups/cups.h usability... yes
    checking cups/cups.h presence... yes
    checking for cups/cups.h... yes
    checking security/pam_appl.h usability... no
    checking security/pam_appl.h presence... no
    checking for security/pam_appl.h... no
    configure: error: pam_appl.h could not be found. libpam-dev or pam-devel missing?

    Kindly help me to solve this problem. What is the meaning of this?

    Thanks and I looking forward for your help

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    why dont you just download the binary RPM tarball and convert it with rpm2tgz. it works great.

    and slackware doesn't use PAM (Pluggable Authentication Modules), because pats not a great fan of it apparently

    hope this helps.

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    TRy ./configure --help. There may be an option to remove PAM support from the compile.
    200mhz Pentium 1 with MMX, 128mb RAM, 10gb Seagate HDD. Beastly.

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