installing "ed"

Lab Monkey labmonkey at hfx.eastlink.ca
Tue Dec 26 18:37:04 PST 2000


Rudolf Floers wrote:
> 
> On Tue, Dec 26, 2000 at 04:27:38PM -0400, Lab Monkey wrote:
> > hello everyone.
> > i'm having troubles installing 'ed-0.2' (chapter 06, sec. 07)
> > i keep getting this error message:
> >
> > ed.h:241: conflicting types for `sys_errlist'
> > /usr/include/stdio.h:557: previous declaration of `sys_errlist'
> > buf.c:23: warning: `rcsid' defined but not used
> > make: *** [buf.o] Error 1
> >
> > i'm new to linux, so if anyone cares to answer this query, please keep it simple (i.e. dumb)
> 
> i never had a problem with ed so far, sth else might be wrong.
> 
> but i've run into that "previous declaration of `sys_errlist'"-problem with other packages.
> 
> one thing you can do, is:
> 
> cd /usr/include
> mv stdio.h stdio.h.orig
> sed s/sys_errlist/sys_errlist2/ stdio.h.orig > stdio.h
> 
> then after compiling your package,
> restore the orginal stdio.h.
> 
> cd /usr/include
> mv stdio.h.orig stdio.h
> 
> but i'm not a programmer, so i don't know if that is such a good idea...
> 
> hth

it didn't work. 'make' needs stdio.h to run.
thanks anyways, though.

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