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Old 11-16-2006, 12:25 AM   #1
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gcc is not found in path

hi all,

iam using debian customized version . in thiis when i write gcc on command line it gives me error " command not found" but when i check the package installation , gcc is installed in my system but i doesnt get the path .

what to do ...... any ide a
Old 11-16-2006, 05:55 AM   #2
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It is probably because you don't have the path to the libraries.
open up /etc/ with an editor and add something like /usr/lib , /usr/local/lib or wherever the libraries are at for your distro then
type ldconfig at the console

Hope I am right

Old 11-16-2006, 01:17 PM   #3
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To add gcc to your PATH, find it (find / -name gcc*), and add it's containing directory to your shell PATH in /etc/profile
Old 11-16-2006, 02:26 PM   #4
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You could also just type whereis gcc. Make sure the indicated library is in your path.
Old 11-17-2006, 04:24 AM   #5
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thanks all of you

Originally Posted by apolinsky
You could also just type whereis gcc. Make sure the indicated library is in your path.
thanks for you kind help

i hope in future u also get back for my questiones.


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