[Novalug] Ubuntu: Where O where is stdio.h?
larkoc at iges.org
Mon Jan 7 13:42:26 EST 2008
Kevin Cole wrote:
Thank you. the libc6-dev package is exactly what I needed to run C code.
I will have to look at the man page for dpkg command. This time I was
fortunate enough to have the package on another computer. I need to
learn how to search the cache to find package has a file/function.
Thank you very very much!
> On Jan 7, 2008 12:26 PM, Megan Larko <larkoc at iges.org> wrote:
>> I have several Ubunutu boxes at this point. I have been happy with
>> them. One most recently installed box will not run configure or
>> anything. I finally isolated the problem to missing the stdio.h
>> library. I was running a test with that old favorite "hello.c". It
>> works on all of my boxes except one. That box states it has gcc
>> installed but no /usr/include/bits/stdio.h or /usr/include/stdio.h
>> file. I have another box with the same version of Ubuntu 7.10 and it
>> has such files.
> On my Ubuntu box, the following is revealed:
> $ dpkg -S /usr/include/bits/stdio.h
> libc6-dev: /usr/include/bits/stdio.h
> $ dpkg -S /usr/include/stdio.h
> libc6-dev: /usr/include/stdio.h
> So, try "apt-get install libc6-dev" at the prompt.
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