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Old 10-04-2007, 02:56 AM   #1
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Installing GCC

I am trying to install GCC on fedora 6. I tried following the instructions at this thread.

I can't use my cd drive... For some reason it does not show up (but thats another issue) so instead I coppied these files onto my hard drive


I then changed the directory to the folder containing these files and then attempted to run them by using this comand

[root@d199-126-44-92 RPMS]# rpm -ivh gcc*.rpm

I get htis error

error: Failed dependencies:
libgomp = 4.1.1-30 is needed by gcc-4.1.1-30.i386 is needed by gcc-4.1.1-30.i386
libgcj-devel = 4.1.1-30 is needed by gcc-java-4.1.1-30.i386

I am not sure if what I am doing is way out to lunch or what... I am new to this stuff... I thought I had the right files in the folder... Can any one give some guidence.


Old 10-04-2007, 03:02 AM   #2
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It says what it's wrong.

Change the order of installation and install libwhatever first and last gcc.

May I ask the possibly stupid question why so many people install a gcc? I do that every 5 years and only under very specific circumstances - my gcc is just part of my distribution and even though I know how to compile and install it, I rarely touch the thing...

Isn't that part of your distribution?!
Old 10-04-2007, 08:47 AM   #3
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If you have a good internet connection, just do
#yum install gcc


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