trouble compiling speechd-up 0.4

Ralph W. Reid rreid at
Thu Nov 16 13:08:54 EST 2006

How much unused memory (RAM) did you have in your system when you ran
the configure script?  I have come across some strange errors when
trying to compile some programs (festival for example) on memory
deprived systems.  Also, is the version of gcc you are trying to use
compatible with the source code (maybe someone else can help with this

HTH and have a great day.

On Wed, Nov 15, 2006 at 03:31:23PM -0600, John Heim wrote:
> I have downloaded and unzipped the latest speechd-up code.  But when I run 
> the configure script, I get an error.  I cut and pasted the output from my 
> session below. Note that I cut a lot of lines out of the middle for the sake 
> of vrevity.  At the end it says cpp failed the sanity check.  There doesn't 
> seem to be any useful information in the log.
> # ./configure
> checking for gcc... gcc
> checking for C compiler default output file name... a.out
> checking whether the C compiler works... yes
> checking whether we are cross compiling... no
> checking for suffix of executables...
> [...]checking dependency style of g++... none
> checking how to run the C++ preprocessor... /lib/cpp
> configure: error: C++ preprocessor "/lib/cpp" fails sanity check
> See `config.log' for more details.
> At this point I asked it to tisplay config.log:
> # tail config.log
> #define HAVE_SYS_IOCTL_H 1
> #define HAVE_SYS_TIME_H 1
> #define HAVE_UNISTD_H 1
> #define TIME_WITH_SYS_TIME 1
> #define HAVE_SELECT 1
> #define HAVE_SOCKET 1
> #define HAVE_DLFCN_H 1
> configure: exit 1
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