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    ./configure failure

    checking how to run the C++ preprocessor... /lib/cpp
    configure: error: C++ preprocessor "/lib/cpp" fails sanity check

    That is what I get with the ./configure for Xchat and KVirc both. Am useing Mandrake 10.1 I have checked to see if cpp is in the /lib directory and there in a link to another folder that links to another folder that has cpp in it. Any ideas on how to resolve this?

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    Linux Guru lakerdonald's Avatar
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    Jun 2004
    St. Petersburg, FL
    why don't you remove the intermediate link from /lib/cpp to /link/number/one to /real/cpp/location and just do:
    rm /lib/cpp
    ln -s /real/cpp/location /lib/cpp
    also check your configure.log for further details

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    That wasn't it unfortunatly. What should I look for in the log? Its been a long long long time since I used linux last. Pretty much at newb status ^_^

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    I didn't resolve my problem but I did find a site that had a few rpm's I could use for what I wanted at that particular moment. I would still like to know what was going wrong on my attempt to configure... Didn't even get to the compile, heh.

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