[vbox-dev] kmk error? it tries to compile pam_vbox.cpp instead of pam_vbox.c

Frank Mehnert Frank.Mehnert at Sun.COM
Fri May 7 08:17:52 GMT 2010

On Friday 07 May 2010, Renzo Davoli wrote:
> Since yesterday I cannot compile the vbox svn source tree.
> I get the following error:
> kmk[2]: Entering directory `.../svn/vbox'
> kBuild: Linking VBoxRT
> kBuild: Installing VBoxOGLcrutil =>
> .../svn/vbox/out/linux.x86/release/bin/additions/VBoxOGLcrutil.so kBuild:
> Linking VBoxOGLerrorspu
> kBuild: Linking VBoxOGL
> kBuild: Linking VBoxOGLarrayspu
> kBuild: Linking VBoxOGLpassthroughspu
> kBuild: Linking VBoxOGLpackspu
> kBuild: Linking VBoxOGLfeedbackspu
> kmk[2]: *** No rule to make target
> `.../svn/vbox/src/VBox/Additions/common/pam/pam_vbox.cpp', needed by
> `.../svn/vbox/out/linux.x86/release/obj/pam_vbox/pam_vbox.o'.  Stop.
> kmk[2]: *** Waiting for unfinished jobs....
> kmk[2]: Leaving directory `/extra2/tmp/tmp/svn/vbox'
> I am not an expert of kmk. it tries to compile pam_vbox.cpp instead
> of pam_vbox.c.
> Is there an expert out there that can fix this bug?
> (Currently I have used the (dirty) workaround to create a symbolic link
> from pam_vbox.c to pam_vbox.cpp...)

Please remove .../svn/vbox/out/linux.x86/release/obj/pam_vbox/pam_vbox.o.dep
and recompile.

Kind regards,

Dr.-Ing. Frank Mehnert

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