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Old 10-13-2009, 10:47 AM   #1
Takuan
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Problem installing Bison 2.4.1 on Suse 11.1


Hi,

I need to install Bison. I downloaded the tar, unpacked it and tried to install it, starting with ./configure , like described in the INSTALL file.

I get the following message:

checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
checking wether build environment is sane... yes
checking for a thread-safe mkdir -p... /bin/mkdir -p
checking for gawk... gawk
checking wether make sets $(MAKE)... yes
checking for style of include used by make... GNU
checking for gcc... gcc
checking for C compiler default output file name...
configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables
See 'config.log' for more details.


Has anybody an idea what I can to?

Thanks in advance!

Takuan
 
Old 10-13-2009, 11:59 AM   #2
reddazz
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Hi and welcome to the forum.

You can install bison in openSUSE, by doing the following as root
Code:
zypper in bison
If you want to install it from source like you were doing above, you first need to install glibc-devel using zypper (like above).
 
  


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