CORBA: Fnorb Problems

Eric Brunel eric_brunel at
Mon Nov 13 17:41:23 CET 2006

On Mon, 13 Nov 2006 16:16:37 +0100, rodmc <userprogoogle-139 at>  

> Hi,
> I have installed Fnorb and everything seems to have gone ok. However I
> keep getting the error message below. This is despite the fact that the
> MS CL c++ preprocessor seems to be in PATH. I can type "cl" and
> although I get nothing back in the DOS window, there is also no error
> message.
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "C:\Python24\Lib\site-packages\Fnorb\script\", line 53, in
> -toplevel-
>     raise "No C/C++ pre-processor found in your PATH!"
> No C/C++ pre-processor found in your PATH!

You don't say *when* this error occurs, i.e. what is the command that  
returns the exception. Assuming it's when you try to compile an IDL file  
with fnidl, just try:
fnidl --internal-cpp ...

python -c "print ''.join([chr(154 - ord(c)) for c in  

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