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Old 01-09-2004, 04:27 PM   #1
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command problems with compiling/everything


hi.. i have RedHat 9, kernel 2.4.20.28-9 and i've been trying to update it to 2.6.0 so i can use the latest IPtables-1.2.9, which requires at least 2.4.4.

i've been following the linuxquestions.org/questions/showthread.php?s=&threadid=91503 mini-howto guide on compiling lthe kernel and this error comes up:

HOSTCC scripts/fixdep
/bin/sh: line 1: gcc: command not found
make[1]: *** [scripts/fixdep] Error 127
make: *** [scripts/fixdep] Error 2


a similar error occurs with pretty much everything.. even when applying the IPtables-1.2.9 to the kernel..

Extensions found: IPv4:recent IPv6:ah IPv6:esp IPv6:frag IPv6:ipv6header IPv6:hbh IPv6:dst IPv6:rt
cc -O2 -Wall -Wunused -I/usr/src/kernel/linux/include -Iinclude/ -DIPTABLES_VERSION=\"1.2.9\" -fPIC -o extensions/libipt_ah_sh.o -c extensions/libipt_ah.c
make: cc: Command not found
make: *** [extensions/libipt_ah_sh.o] Error 127


Commands just can't be found.. what's happened? as it doesn't even allow me to play with the currently installed IPtables when using this linuxathome.net/iptables.php howto guide

provide me with links if need be.. i am rather entertained by all of this
 
Old 01-09-2004, 04:45 PM   #2
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That just means that you haven't installed
any development packages :}

Install the gcc compiler suite, the bin-utils,
...


Cheers,
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Old 01-09-2004, 04:49 PM   #3
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not sure what system you're using but are you sure that gcc exists on your system and is in the path?
 
Old 01-09-2004, 05:43 PM   #4
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ok i've tried adding in those packages Developement Tools and Kernel Developement.. and i also removed my server stuff., just because i'm not using it yet..

but 4 files are now missing/unable to find and i can't continue without them..

krb5-libs = 1.2.7-10
openssl = 0.9.7a-2
redhat-config-securitylevel
redhat-config-printer-gui

the last 2 are from removing the server stuff.. doesn't make sence.. but ok..
 
Old 01-09-2004, 09:42 PM   #5
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fixed it.. all good
 
Old 01-09-2004, 09:46 PM   #6
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OpenSSL ia part of System/Environment Libraries
I took a look in http://shrike.freshrpms.net/list.html
but didn't find it. If you were to use a tool like Synaptic to find them
you would just have to type OpenSSL and it would 'go get it' for you....

Synaptic is a graphical frontend for apt. Synaptic is used very much
like apt-get.

http://shrike.freshrpms.net/rpm.html?id=1492

I like it so much better than rpm
You can read a bit about the history here.

http://linuxtoday.com/infrastructure...00100226OSDBSW

OK. Glad you fixed it. But, Synaptic may be worth checking out for next time

Last edited by alar; 01-09-2004 at 09:47 PM.
 
  


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