Missing files

Darryl Clarke smartssa at gmail.com
Wed Jan 25 18:19:33 UTC 2006


On 25/01/06, Bob Nielsen <nielsen at oz.net> wrote:
> While trying compilation source code recently, I had some error
> messages about missing some includes.  I checked and the files were
> not there.  I know that they should have been included in an
> installed package, but somehow they do not exist on my system.
> Reinstalling that package did not correct the situation.  Here are
> the specifics:
>
> $ apt-file list libax25 |grep include
[snip]

apt-file searches all known files regardless of their installed state.

>
>
> $ dpkg -L libax25|grep include

This command won't have any include files shown since there are none
in the 'libax25' package.  They are in 'libax25-dev'

>
> My /usr/include/netax25 directory only includes ax25.h, which is
> installed by libc6-dev.  If the other files are not there, why
> doesn't reinstalling libax25 correct the problem?

Try installing libax25-dev
[snip]
HTH.


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