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Old 12-22-2012, 01:00 PM   #16
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Cool ERROR compiling livestatus! checking whether the C++ compiler works... no

Error : C++ compiler

checking whether make sets $(MAKE)... yes
checking for g++... no
checking for c++... no
checking for gpp... no
checking for aCC... no
checking for CC... no
checking for cxx... no
checking for cc++... no
checking for cl.exe... no
checking for FCC... no
checking for KCC... no
checking for RCC... no
checking for xlC_r... no
checking for xlC... no
checking whether the C++ compiler works... no
configure: error: in `/tmp/check_mk-1.2.0p3/livestatus.src':
configure: error: C++ compiler cannot create executables
See `config.log' for more details


[root@skyon check_mk-1.2.0p3]# yum install gcc gcc-c++ kernel-devel
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
Setting up Install Process
Package gcc-4.1.2-48.el5.i386 already installed and latest version
Package kernel-devel-2.6.18-194.el5.i686 already installed and latest version
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package gcc-c++.i386 0:4.1.2-48.el5 set to be updated
--> Processing Dependency: libstdc++-devel = 4.1.2-48.el5 for package: gcc-c++
--> Running transaction check
---> Package libstdc++-devel.i386 0:4.1.2-48.el5 set to be updated
--> Finished Dependency Resolution

Dependencies Resolved

==================================================================================================== ====================================================================
Package Arch Version Repository Size
==================================================================================================== ====================================================================
gcc-c++ i386 4.1.2-48.el5 base 3.4 M
Installing for dependencies:
libstdc++-devel i386 4.1.2-48.el5 base 2.8 M

Transaction Summary
==================================================================================================== ====================================================================
Install 2 Package(s)
Upgrade 0 Package(s)

Install successfully
Installation completed successfully.
Please restart Nagios and Apache in order to update/active check_mk's web pages.

Old 06-21-2017, 02:34 PM   #17
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I'm hitting the same error "C++ compiler cannot create executables"
The difference here is I'm using Cygwin on Windows to configure a tarball. G++ is installed.
See below image:
Old 06-22-2017, 02:18 PM   #18
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Check config.log for details
Old 06-22-2017, 03:47 PM   #19
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Ya the config.log was pretty useless. Turns on this post on SO had the answer
Old 06-22-2017, 04:17 PM   #20
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You probably had some dummy shell named c++ somewhere, but it wasn't a real C++ compiler.


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