[MPlayer-users] Cannot compile 1.0pre1

Arwed von Merkatz v.merkatz at gmx.net
Wed Sep 3 13:20:34 CEST 2003

On Tue, Sep 02, 2003 at 11:14:41PM -0300, Adolfo Castro wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> Hi all!
> I am Adolfo from Argentina. I'm an MPlayer user since versions 0.5... Now I'm 
> running version 0.90pre7 and had no problem compiling it.
> But when I tried o compile latest version, I get the following lines:
> .......
> In file included from /usr/include/signal.h:307,
>                  from /usr/include/sys/wait.h:30,
>                  from mplayer.c:10:
> /usr/include/bits/sigcontext.h:28:29: asm/sigcontext.h: No such file or 
> directory
> In file included from /usr/include/bits/posix1_lim.h:126,
>                  from /usr/include/limits.h:144,
>                  from 
> /usr/lib/gcc-lib/i586-mandrake-linux-gnu/3.2/include/limits.h:132,
>                  from 
> /usr/lib/gcc-lib/i586-mandrake-linux-gnu/3.2/include/syslimits.h:7,
>                  from 
> /usr/lib/gcc-lib/i586-mandrake-linux-gnu/3.2/include/limits.h:11,
>                  from mplayer.c:24:
> /usr/include/bits/local_lim.h:36:26: linux/limits.h: No such file or directory
> In file included from /usr/include/errno.h:36,
>                  from mplayer.c:26:
> /usr/include/bits/errno.h:25:26: linux/errno.h: No such file or directory
> make: *** [mplayer.o] Error 1
> [root at portatil mplayer-1.0pre1]#
> .......
> I read the docs, I always do it, but did no find a clue. I tried reinstalling 
> Glibc, but it did not work.
> I use Mandrake 9.0, compile without GUI and with X11, XV and SDL support. 
> Configure script does not complain at all. Any ideas?
> Thanks!  

That error looks like you're missing a kernel source tree, or rather the
kernel headers. Look for a package on the cds of your distributor that
has them, probably something like linux-devel, kernel-headers or another

Arwed v. Merkatz
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