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Re: Building vmware workstation kernel module on 2.6.24 fails (sid)

Sven Joachim wrote:
> On 2008-02-02 19:34 +0100, Magnus Therning wrote:
>> I didn't succeed with the vmware-any-any package.  'make-vmpkg -p
>> any-any -s -u 116 <path to file>' succeeded and I ended up with a
>> package named vmware-any-any-kernel-source containing the source.
>> However, when building the source with 'm-a a-i
>> vmware-any-any-kernel-source' failed with:
>>  gcc-4.1: error trying to exec 'cc1plus': execvp: No such file or directory
> Apparently the C++ compiler for gcc-4.1 is missing.
>> How do I get past this?
> Install the g++-4.1 package and retry.

Reading this I just realised that I wasn't paying attention to version
numbers at all.  I added /usr/lib/gcc/x86_64-linux-gnu/4.2 to $PATH and
re-ran m-a, which seems to have worked fine.


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