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Re: installation problems

I use Red Hat 6.0 as well and I came accross the same problem and posted a solution to the problem less than a week ago. 
Hey can someone add this to the http://www-mash.CS.Berkeley.EDU/ns/ns-problems.html page.  I'm guessing based on our current stats that someone else will soon come across this problem.
My old mail is bellow.
When I went to install the ns-allinone-2.1b5 on Redhat 6.0 with Linux kernel
2.2.5-15 I got an error during compilation that there were duplicate case
statements in tclPosixStr.c in the functions Tcl_ErrnoId() and
Tcl_ErrnoMsg().  After checking the file I realized the compiler was
complaining that the #defined ENOTSUP and EOPNOTSUPP values in different
case statements in these functions had the same value.  These statements are
not defined the same in the ns-allinone package, but if you look in
/usr/include/bits/errno.h you will find the following statement
so ENOTSUP is defined to the same value as EOPNOTSUPP in Linux.  Note this
may not be true with different Linux kernel versions.

The solution I came up with was to
#ifdef ENOTSUP
        case ENOTSUP: return "ENOTSUP";

#ifdef ENOTSUP
        case ENOTSUP: return "operation not supported";
comment out both of the above statements in tclPosixStr.c.  They should be
around lines 328 and 775, respectively.  After doing this everything seemed
to compile and work fine.  Ok hope this helps anyone else who may encounter
this problem.  It may also be worth mentioning this problem on
http://www-mash.CS.Berkeley.EDU/ns/ns-problems.html if it can help others.

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Friday, November 05, 1999 4:40 PM
Subject: installation problems

Dear Sir,

I have a problem to install ns-allinone-2.1b5 into my system.
My operating system is: Red Hat Linux release 6.0 (Hedwig)
Operating System Release:      2.2.5-15.
CPU type is AMD K-6 350Mhz

The output of the installation is as follows:
loading cache ./config.cache
checking for ranlib... (cached) ranlib
checking whether cross-compiling... (cached) no
checking for getcwd... (cached) yes
checking for opendir... (cached) yes
checking for strstr... (cached) yes
checking for strtol... (cached) yes
checking for tmpnam... (cached) yes
checking for waitpid... (cached) yes
checking for strerror... (cached) yes
checking for getwd... (cached) yes
checking for wait3... (cached) yes
checking for uname... (cached) yes
checking for sin... (cached) no
checking for -lieee... (cached) no
checking dirent.h... yes
checking how to run the C preprocessor... (cached) cc -E
checking for errno.h... (cached) yes
checking for float.h... (cached) yes
checking for values.h... (cached) yes
checking for limits.h... (cached) yes
checking for stdlib.h... (cached) yes
checking for string.h... (cached) yes
checking for sys/wait.h... (cached) yes
checking for dlfcn.h... (cached) yes
checking for unistd.h... (cached) yes
checking termios vs. termio vs. sgtty... termios
checking fd_set and sys/select... yes
checking for sys/time.h... (cached) yes
checking whether time.h and sys/time.h may both be included... (cached) yes
checking whether struct tm is in sys/time.h or time.h... (cached) time.h
checking for tm_zone in struct tm... (cached) yes
checking tm_tzadj in struct tm... no
checking tm_gmtoff in struct tm... yes
checking long timezone variable... yes
checking for st_blksize in struct stat... (cached) yes
checking proper strstr implementation... yes
checking for strtoul... (cached) yes
checking for strtod... (cached) yes
checking for strtod... (cached) yes
checking for Solaris strtod bug... ok
checking for ANSI C header files... (cached) yes
checking for mode_t... (cached) yes
checking for pid_t... (cached) yes
checking for size_t... (cached) yes
checking for uid_t in sys/types.h... (cached) yes
checking for opendir... (cached) yes
checking union wait... yes
checking matherr support... yes
checking return type of signal handlers... (cached) void
checking for vfork... (cached) yes
checking vfork/signal bug... ok
checking for strncasecmp... (cached) yes
checking for BSDgettimeofday... (cached) no
checking for gettimeofday... (cached) yes
checking for gettimeofday declaration... present
checking for -linet... (cached) no
checking for net/errno.h... (cached) no
checking whether char is unsigned... (cached) no
checking signed char declarations... yes
checking for connect... (cached) yes
checking for gethostbyname... (cached) yes
checking system version (for dynamic loading)... Linux-2.2.5-15
checking for -ldl... (cached) yes
checking for sys/ioctl.h... (cached) yes
checking for sys/filio.h... (cached) no
checking FIONBIO vs. O_NONBLOCK for nonblocking I/O... O_NONBLOCK
creating ./config.status
creating Makefile
creating tclConfig.sh
./../generic/tclPosixStr.c: In function `Tcl_ErrnoId':
./../generic/tclPosixStr.c:340: duplicate case value
./../generic/tclPosixStr.c:328: this is the first entry for that value
./../generic/tclPosixStr.c: In function `Tcl_ErrnoMsg':
./../generic/tclPosixStr.c:787: duplicate case value
./../generic/tclPosixStr.c:775: this is the first entry for that value
make: *** [tclPosixStr.o] Error 1
tcl8.0.4 make failed! Exiting ...
If you have any idea of the problem, could you please let me know? Thanks.


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