signal.h error keeps coming

Lars Bungum lars.bungum at
Mon Sep 15 08:58:50 PDT 2003


on our recently installed FreeBSD 4.8-RELEASE, more ports have failed to
compile upon this error:

/usr/include/signal.h:84: syntax error before `*'

for instance:

root#XX [/usr/ports/editors/jed] make
===>   jed-0.99.16 depends on shared library: slang.1 - not found
===>    Verifying install for slang.1 in /usr/ports/devel/libslang
===>  Building for libslang-1.4.8
cd src; make all
cd /usr/ports/devel/libslang/work/slang-1.4.8/src/i386objs; cc -c -O
-pipe   -fno-strength-reduce -Dunix -DSLANG 
In file included from
/usr/include/signal.h:84: syntax error before `*'


root#XX [/usr/ports/www/mozilla-gtk2] make
===>   mozilla-1.2.1_2 depends on executable: zip - not found
===>    Verifying install for zip in /usr/ports/archivers/zip
===>  Extracting for zip-2.3_1
>> Checksum OK for zip23.tar.gz.
>> Checksum OK for
===>   zip-2.3_1 depends on executable: unzip - not found
===>    Verifying install for unzip in /usr/ports/archivers/unzip
===>  Building for unzip-5.50
ln: ./Makefile: File exists
NOTE:  use bsd target for non-Intel FreeBSD compiles (if any).
make unzips CC=cc LD=cc AS=cc CF="-I. -DASM_CRC -DBSD -O -pipe 
-DUSE_UNSHRINK" AF="-Di386 -O -pipe  -DUSE_UNSHRINK" CRC32=crc_gcc
cc -c -I. -DASM_CRC -DBSD -O -pipe  -DUSE_UNSHRINK unzip.c
In file included from unzpriv.h:219,
                 from unzip.h:605,
                 from unzip.c:64:
/usr/include/signal.h:84: syntax error before `*'
*** Error code 1

does this mean I need to cvsup and build a new world?  Thanks for

Lars Bungum                            <lb at> <OpenPGP: E2C5C0A2>
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