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RE: "/lib/cpp" fails sanity check

From: Jeffrey Isherwood <ish(at)>
Date: Mon Aug 18 2003 - 13:41:31 GMT
I verify'd the GCC and CPP installs, and apparently there is an error of some
sort during the config that is causing the ./configure to not use the gcc -E
but I don't know enough about compiling to understand the errors.

I don't see any errors that look like a modified files or not installed

-----Original Message-----
From: David L Norris [] 
Sent: Thursday, August 14, 2003 11:53 AM

On Thu, 2003-08-14 at 09:04, Jeffrey Isherwood wrote:
> checking how to run the C preprocessor... /lib/cpp
> configure: error: C preprocessor "/lib/cpp" fails sanity check See 
> `config.log' for more details.

What does config.log say?

Is gcc installed?  configure should not be running cpp directly.  That's a last
resort.  It should be running "gcc -E" instead.  config.log may explain in more

You might try:
  rpmverify cpp
  rpmverify gcc

And see if either report any modified files or give you a not installed error.

 David Norris
  ICQ - 412039
Received on Mon Aug 18 13:41:55 2003