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After untar, cd into the archive. And I got following:
linux-ztd3:~/Desktop/gcc-4.1.2 # ./configure
creating cache ./config.cache
checking host system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu
checking target system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu
checking build system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu
checking for a BSD compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
checking whether ln works... yes
checking whether ln -s works... yes
checking for gcc... no
checking for cc... no
configure: error: no acceptable cc found in $PATH
You can't install the source because you've got no C compiler with which to build it. Use pre-built packages for your distribution. If you don't know how to use your distribution's package management system, read the documentation. I don't use SUSE, so I'm not sure how the package management system works.
I tried according to the docu you provided. It seems to need a distribution disc(and sorry for I have no one available currently). So, may I use the online source from internet? If yes, could you please teach me the address?
Maybe it should be more helpful to download rpm packages and install step by step for our newbies to learn.
Thank you once again.
Last edited by brave heart; 05-25-2009 at 05:01 AM.
The problem with downloading the RPMs by yourself is that you're likely to run into dependency problems. Package management systems are supposed to take take of such issues for you.
What I would do is look to see if you can change where it looks for packages from. You want to make sure that it's using some kind of online repository. Unfortunately, I can't be too specific, as I don't use SUSE. Also, see if there are any other tools you can use to install software (i.e. by looking through the menus in the desktop environment).