If you are getting an error that a source package you are attempting to make and install is unable to find your c compiler, you need to install gcc (The error is telling you that the compiler is not installed). Open a terminal window (if you do not already have one open), su to root (command is su
). NOTE:you will need your root password. Install gcc (command is urpmi gcc
If urpmi returns an error indicating the package does not exist, or can not be found (and you have not yet done so), you should set up the Internet Software Media Sources (repositories) for use with urpmi (and the Software Package Manager). Go to the Easy URPMI
WEB site and follow the directions there. I see they just updated the site yesterday (Friday 25 April, 2008) and I have not checked it out yet (but I will today) so I can not provide direction to help you with its use, but it appears to have been automated (which should make it even easier to use than ever).
If you have set up the Internet Software Media Sources, and still get the compiler not found error, try updating your media sources with urpmi (command is urpmi.update -a