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Old 04-27-2002, 07:50 AM   #1
guerilla fighta
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installing gcc package


im having trouble installing the gcc package from my redhat 7.1 disks. i used package manager to install the package (after spending about 45mins trying to satisfy all the dependancies ) and when it had done it came up with a box saying 'error' and then the gcc package name and version. package manager shows the gcc package as installed but when i try to load it from /usr/bin it doesnt load up.

what am i doing wrong?? and how do i get gcc to work??

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Old 04-27-2002, 10:47 AM   #2
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Hmm, try this, instead of telling it to install tell it to upgrade the package. Goto the folder on the RedHat CD with gcc in it and type this command gcc -Uvh gcc-xxxxxxx <== insert the right version.

My opinion is to just grab a later RPM. goto RPMfind

http://rpmfind.net/linux/rpm2html/se...dhat-7.1&arch=

and grab the latest version for your specific architecture
 
  


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