On 07/11/2012 04:59 PM, Nix wrote: > On 9 Jul 2012, David C. Rankin outgrape: >> [ 49%] Generating nfs_prot_xdr.c >> cannot find any C preprocessor (cpp) >> rpcgen: C preprocessor failed with exit code 1 > > OK. This is glibc's rpcgen that's failing. It specifically searches for > /lib/cpp, then for /usr/ccs/lib/cpp (I kid you not) then fails if it > can't find either of them. It would be interesting to see an strace > of your rpcgen, to see what it's searching for... > > I note that in glibc 2.14 and 2.15, the RPC calls were made unusable by > newly-linked programs, and rpcgen was removed. Because no replacement > was ready, this broke compilation of every RPC user out there, so most > distros patched it back in. I suspect arch's patching back in failed. > > In glibc 2.16, RPC is back upstream again (until such time as libtirpc > is *really* ready to replace it), if glibc is configured with > --enable-obsolete-rpc, which absolutely every non-embedded distro will > be doing. Which explains why it works with glibc 2.16. > Darrell, Nix, Thanks. I think I can make a run a tweaking my install to get rpcgen to work with the tdebase build. I'll give it a go this pm. -- David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.