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Old 11-14-2003, 05:13 PM   #1
Ogledbyoldmen
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Question why cant i compile things?


hey i tried to install this and when i tried to compile i get this:


[drof@pppa32-city-1r7114 drof]$ cd /home/drof/quanta-3.1.2-kde30/
[drof@pppa32-city-1r7114 quanta-3.1.2-kde30]$ ./configure
checking build system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu
checking host system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu
checking target system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu
checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
checking for -p flag to install... yes
checking whether build environment is sane... yes
checking for gawk... gawk
checking whether make sets ${MAKE}... yes
checking for style of include used by make... GNU
checking for gcc... no
checking for cc... no
checking for cc... no
checking for cl... no
configure: error: no acceptable C compiler found in $PATH
[drof@pppa32-city-1r7114 quanta-3.1.2-kde30]$ make
make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop.
[drof@pppa32-city-1r7114 quanta-3.1.2-kde30]$ makefile
bash: makefile: command not found
 
Old 11-14-2003, 05:30 PM   #2
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You need a C compiler. http://www.gnu.org/directory/GNU/ for the GNU C Compiler.
 
Old 11-14-2003, 05:49 PM   #3
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You haven't installed the GCC (or any other C) compiler or your path is wrong.
You should either d/l the compiler for the web, or install it from the CD's.
I don't know where to modify the path.... sorry.
 
Old 11-14-2003, 05:52 PM   #4
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# Guides to software management
LNAG - How do I install a program I downloaded from the Internet?
Rute Guide's software explanation
You might want to check out CheckInstall to manage source code installations/uninstallation

# Red Hat links
Red Hat Linux Manuals
Get your mp3 support here
Maximum RPM
rpmfind
Easier software management: apt4rpm - Red Carpet
Red Hat 8.0 Tips & Tricks

# Red Hat 7.3 down configuration commands
setup leads to several configuration tools

# Red Hat 7.3 up configuration commands
Configure soundcard:
redhat-config-soundcard
Configure X server:
redhat-config-xfree86
Configure network:
redhat-config-network
Manage software:
redhat-config-packages
Red Hat 9.0 Package Management Tool
Manage users
redhat-config-users

# Handling NTFS
New Technology FileSystem (NTFS) HOWTOs
Linux NTFS project
 
Old 11-14-2003, 10:44 PM   #5
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you have one one your redhat cd . goto add/remove programs and install all of your devellopment packages.
 
Old 11-15-2003, 05:04 PM   #6
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which cd, source code, instalation disc?
 
Old 11-15-2003, 05:26 PM   #7
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Quote:
Originally posted by Ogledbyoldmen
which cd, source code, instalation disc?
Isn't there a "software manager" for those CD's? I have not used hat since 5 years ago, but I know mandrake has this. That way you don't need to care which CD, you just type in "compiler" in the mandrake package manager and it will tell you what CD to put in (after selecting which compiler).
 
Old 11-15-2003, 06:56 PM   #8
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If you will use the package management tool, it should tell you which CD to insert.

redhat-config-packages
Red Hat 9.0 Package Management Tool
 
Old 11-15-2003, 07:13 PM   #9
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There is an easier way...
Boot the PC with the 1st CD, and choose update (NOT install), and then add the packages pertaning to development. (well it's a way )

What the others are trying to say is

click on the (gnome or KDE) "start button" --> system utilities --> install/remove packages

I don't remmember EXACTELY the path, but it's there somewhere.

Ginux

Last edited by Ginux; 11-15-2003 at 07:35 PM.
 
  


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