Re: compiling opencbm under Ubuntu

From: Jeremy (
Date: 2007-09-18 09:14:05

--- Glenn Holmer <> wrote:

> On Monday 17 September 2007 05:20, Wolfgang Moser wrote:
> > Glenn Holmer schrieb:
> > > I'm trying to compile opencbm under Ubuntu 7.04 ("Feisty Fawn").
> > > I've compiled it under openSUSE 10.2 without much problem, but I'm
> > > stumped here.  Starting with the 0.4.0 download with the
> > > "optcompile" patch applied, I get:
> > > [...]
> > > /mnt/common/download/c64/opencbm-0.4.0/sys/linux/cbm_module.c:23:26
> > >: error: linux/config.h: No such file or directory
> >
> > That one is a trigger, please have a look at the
> > patches section of the Sourceforge OpenCBM site,
> > Spiro did some explanations about this issue
> > there (kernels >= 2.6.18). Maybe this helps you
> > to solve your compilation issue.
> That got me a clean compile, but there was much more unpleasantness 
> before I finally got it to run.  I see now why some people hate Linux 
> (it was relatively straightforward under openSUSE).
> -- 
> "After the vintage season came the aftermath - and Cenbe."
> Glenn Holmer  (Q-Link: ShadowM)

Thanks for asking this question here.. I have been shakin' my brain left and
right trying to come up with a suitable answer to Beata's question of which you
were asking.

Compiling "ANYTHING" in Ubuntu without the right knowledge and tools is like
pulling teeth from a baby.  (Enter my experience with several versions of

Finally I got it to work and downloaded the requisite files (no, I had all the
right programa downloaded for vice) but not knowing that I need the
"Build-essential" portion of ubuntu that is not a standard download for install
during the install of Ubuntu or Kubuntu can frustrate completely.

This package include the gcc, make and many other tools one needs to make, then
install the resulting file. 

Jeremy aka WeirdWolf/Destined

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