If you are failing installing vmware-tools in Fedora 18 with the following message, it might be caused of the changes in Fedora 18 kernel-revel package.
The path "" is not a valid path to the ....
Here’s the simple command that will resolve the issue. It also works for latest Fedora 17 issue.
$ cp /usr/include/linux/version.h /lib/modules/`uname -r`/build/include/linux/