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Old 08-04-2004, 10:50 PM   #1
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./configure help with tar files


Hi everyone, I am having trouble running the ./configure command after untarring a file. I cd to the folder location after it is untarred, and then I run the ./configure command. When I do that, there are a bunch of lines in which it seems like my setting are being checked such as something like:
Does this folder have this setting.........yes

no obviously that is not one of them, but you get what I mean. Anyway, at the end, it says:
Code:
cofigure: error: no acceptable C compiler found in $PATH
and then it ends the process. So I was just wondering what I should do about this. Thanks!
 
Old 08-04-2004, 10:55 PM   #2
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Seems quite self explanatory to me ... you don't have a
compiler installed ... ?


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Old 08-04-2004, 11:01 PM   #3
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so should I just google "Compiler" or something, or do you recommend something?
 
Old 08-04-2004, 11:02 PM   #4
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I'd grab my mandrake cd's, start my package manager and
search for gcc :)


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Old 08-04-2004, 11:08 PM   #5
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Thanks
 
Old 08-04-2004, 11:14 PM   #6
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or GNU

Sorry to interupt, but i have the feeling Enfer Singe's about have the same problem as me

i extract and go to run ./configure for gcc and it says this...


"Configuring for a i686-pc-linux-gnu host.
Created "Makefile" in /gcc-3.2.3 using "mt-frag"
./configure: line 7: cc: command not found
*** The command 'cc -o conftest -g conftest.c' failed.
*** You must set the environment variable CC to a working compiler."

i'm pretty sure it's asking for a compiler to compile the compiler, but i don't have one... witch is exactly why i'm trying to install gcc!

HELP! what the hell does it want!?!

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Old 08-05-2004, 07:24 PM   #7
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Ok, well I got the compiler issue solved, but now when I do ./configure, a little while later I get:
Code:
configure: error: Can't find X includes.  Please check your installation and add the correct paths!
I have installed almost every rpm with an X in front of it from my mandrake cd's and I still get this.......what should I do? Thanks!
 
Old 08-05-2004, 07:26 PM   #8
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look for xfree*dev*


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Old 08-05-2004, 08:17 PM   #9
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there is no xfree dev rpm that I can find on any of my disks, but I did find one called xfree guild I think it was (the only xfree rpm I could find that was not already installed), and after I click it, it aske which of 4 packages I want to install. I choose one, but then it will give me a message saying something like this:
Please insert the medium named "Installation CD 1 (X86)" on device [/dev/ide/host0/bus1/target0/lun0/cd]

The only thing is that the rpm that I am trying to install is on installation disk 1. What should I do? Thanks again, you guys rule!
 
Old 08-05-2004, 08:50 PM   #10
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drakrpm might help you find packages. i just looked through my 3 mandrake 10 disks, and it doesn't look like xfree-devel is there. unless it's inside some other xfree package.
 
  


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