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First, I'll say that I'm very new to Linux. I am running Ubuntu 5.10. I'm trying to install ngSPICE for school. I already installed automake and autoconf successfully. The last requirement for ngSPICE is libtool. I downloaded libtool 1.5.22. when i try to configure by typing "./configure", i get the following error..
checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
checking whether build environment is sane... yes
checking for gawk... no
checking for mawk... mawk
checking whether make sets $(MAKE)... yes
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.
Here is my 'config.log' file...
It was created by libtool configure 1.5.22, which was
generated by GNU Autoconf 2.59c. Invocation command line was
## --------- ##
## Platform. ##
## --------- ##
hostname = stephan
uname -m = i686
uname -r = 2.6.12-9-386
uname -s = Linux
uname -v = #1 Mon Oct 10 13:14:36 BST 2005
configure:1961: checking for a BSD-compatible install
configure:2016: result: /usr/bin/install -c
configure:2027: checking whether build environment is sane
configure:2070: result: yes
configure:2139: checking for gawk
configure:2168: result: no
configure:2139: checking for mawk
configure:2155: found /usr/bin/mawk
configure:2165: result: mawk
configure:2176: checking whether make sets $(MAKE)
configure:2197: result: yes
configure:2468: checking for gcc
configure:2484: found /usr/bin/gcc
configure:2494: result: gcc
configure:2724: checking for C compiler version
configure:2726: gcc --version >&5
gcc (GCC) 4.0.2 20050808 (prerelease) (Ubuntu 4.0.1-4ubuntu9)
Copyright (C) 2005 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO
warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
configure:2729: $? = 0
configure:2731: gcc -v >&5
Using built-in specs.
Configured with: ../src/configure -v --enable-languages=c,c++,java,f95,objc,ada,treelang --prefix=/usr --with-gxx-include-dir=/usr/include/c++/4.0.2 --enable-shared --with-system-zlib --libexecdir=/usr/lib --enable-nls --without-included-gettext --enable-threads=posix --program-suffix=-4.0 --enable-__cxa_atexit --enable-libstdcxx-allocator=mt --enable-clocale=gnu --enable-libstdcxx-debug --enable-java-gc=boehm --enable-java-awt=gtk --enable-gtk-cairo --with-java-home=/usr/lib/jvm/java-1.4.2-gcj-4.0-184.108.40.206/jre --enable-mpfr --disable-werror --enable-checking=release i486-linux-gnu
Thread model: posix
gcc version 4.0.2 20050808 (prerelease) (Ubuntu 4.0.1-4ubuntu9)
configure:2734: $? = 0
configure:2736: gcc -V >&5
gcc: '-V' option must have argument
configure:2739: $? = 1
configure:2762: checking for C compiler default output file name
configure:2784: gcc conftest.c >&5
/usr/bin/ld: crt1.o: No such file: No such file or directory
collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
configure:2787: $? = 1
configure: failed program was:
| /* confdefs.h. */
| #define PACKAGE_NAME "libtool"
| #define PACKAGE_TARNAME "libtool"
| #define PACKAGE_VERSION "1.5.22"
| #define PACKAGE_STRING "libtool 1.5.22"
| #define PACKAGE_BUGREPORT "email@example.com"
| #define PACKAGE "libtool"
| #define VERSION "1.5.22"
| /* end confdefs.h. */
| main ()
| return 0;
configure:2818: error: C compiler cannot create executables
See `config.log' for more details.
ng-Spice is available in the Hoary (whatever version of Ubuntu that is) repository. It is more commonly available as part of the gEDA suite of tools. gEDA is available from all of the Ubuntu repositories.
Last edited by weibullguy; 01-08-2007 at 03:24 PM.