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Old 03-03-2004, 03:15 PM   #1
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What should I do? (The GIMP)


T*******:~/My Computer/My Documents/gimp-1.2.5# ./configure
checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
checking whether build environment is sane... yes
checking whether make sets $(MAKE)... no
checking for working aclocal-1.4... missing
checking for working autoconf... missing
checking for working automake-1.4... missing
checking for working autoheader... missing
checking for working makeinfo... missing
checking for gcc... no
checking for cc... no
checking for cc... no
checking for cl... no
configure: error: no acceptable C compiler found in $PATH
See `config.log' for more details.
TehMorphineMecca:~/My Computer/My Documents/gimp-1.2.5#
 
Old 03-03-2004, 04:11 PM   #2
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Install the gcc and make packages...they're on your distribution CD(s)
 
Old 03-03-2004, 04:13 PM   #3
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are you su-ed in? or running as root? make sure you're not running it as a normal user.
 
Old 03-03-2004, 04:21 PM   #4
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I'm on Lindows now, the only user I have set up is root, so I'm always logged in as root.


I'll get to that installing gcc/make now.
 
Old 03-03-2004, 04:22 PM   #5
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Thats a bad idea. You must always operate a 'normal' user account.
 
Old 03-03-2004, 04:23 PM   #6
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basix: Just to make this clear, you don't need to be root to configure and make....it's necessary only for the actual installation.
 
Old 03-03-2004, 04:25 PM   #7
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Thats funny....i distinctly remember while installing allegro it wouldnt detect the X11 paths, while running ./configure, unless i was logged in as root.
 
Old 03-03-2004, 04:30 PM   #8
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I've been told enough times that I should A: have a root password (When I didn't have one set on mandrake) and B: have a normal user (When I run lindows).

Lindows doesn't have you set up a different user. Lindows tries really hard to be windows. (Thats why they make you pay for the only reason people generally use lindows, Win4Lin)

I only use Lindows because my sound card is garbage on mandrake but is fine on Lindows.

Anyways, back on track. No, those packages you mentioned are not on my cd.
 
Old 03-03-2004, 06:29 PM   #9
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i distinctly remember while installing allegro it wouldnt detect the X11 paths, while running ./configure, unless i was logged in as root.
It may be due to the type of application...if the app will be run only as root, then it may need libs and headers that are not normally needed by users. I don't know what allegro is, though, so I'm only guessing....I've never installed an app from source that needed root permission to compile.
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No, those packages you mentioned are not on my cd
That's very strange indeed. Make and Gcc are two fundamental programs in a Linux system...necessary to compile C programs. You'll probably be able to find them easily enough with Google.com/linux
 
  


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