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Old 11-26-2003, 10:31 PM   #1
tagbre
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Can't install programs


I have a problem whn trying to install programs like kopete or gaim. After I untar them I type: ./configure in the program directory (in a root session), and after some lines of code I get this:

configure: error: no acceptable C compiler found in $PATH
See `config.log' for more details.

What is it that I'm doing wrong??
Thnx.

PS:If it's relevant, I'm running MDK 9.2
 
Old 11-26-2003, 10:35 PM   #2
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You probably need gcc, just install the development packages from your mandrake CDs.

Last edited by Demonbane; 11-26-2003 at 11:27 PM.
 
Old 11-26-2003, 11:26 PM   #3
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Thanks! I solved it, but now I got stuck at another point of the ./configure process. This is the msg I get:


checking for X... configure: error: Can't find X includes. Please check your installation and add the correct paths!
 
Old 12-29-2003, 02:19 PM   #4
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Quote:
Originally posted by tagbre

checking for X... configure: error: Can't find X includes. Please check your installation and add the correct paths!
I get this too and haven't a clue what to do??

Can anyone help???

Nellie
 
Old 12-29-2003, 08:42 PM   #5
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On my system the is a directory call /usr/X11R6/includes. You have to find where your distribution put them and when you configure the program use

./configure --x-includes=DIR_where_the_includes_are

For some reason the configure script isn't finding them where it expects them to be.
 
Old 12-30-2003, 07:28 AM   #6
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Ok. I found the directory at /usr/X11R6/include and tried what you suggested, but still get the same error!

What can I do now?
 
  


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