Configure report

Darren Tucker dtucker at
Fri Aug 24 13:41:40 EST 2012

On Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 04:02:59PM +0200, Alan SCHNEIDER wrote:
> Hi, I got this.
> configure: WARNING: sys/un.h: present but cannot be compiled
> configure: WARNING: sys/un.h:     check for missing prerequisite headers?
> configure: WARNING: sys/un.h: see the Autoconf documentation
> configure: WARNING: sys/un.h:     section "Present But Cannot Be Compiled"
> configure: WARNING: sys/un.h: proceeding with the preprocessor's result
> configure: WARNING: sys/un.h: in the future, the compiler will take
> precedence
> configure: WARNING:     ## ------------------------------------------- ##
> configure: WARNING:     ## Report this to openssh-unix-dev at ##
> configure: WARNING:     ## ------------------------------------------- ##
> Do you need other information?

well the platform and compiler you saw it on would help :-)

also, in config.log near the bottom will be the actual compiler error
that it saw (most likely a missing typdef of some kind).

> Also on Debian 6.0.5, OpenSSL headers are in /usr/include/openssl and not
> /usr/local/ssl/include

/usr/local/ssl/include is the default for (self installed) openssl.  we
could potentially go hunting around for it if it's not there, but that
could also cause problems (eg library/header mismatches).


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