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Old 01-09-2003, 01:00 AM   #1
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packages not found

Im trying to install an IRC client called kvirc. I follow the instructions and get this during the installation:

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

I figure, I need to install a compiler. No problem. So I go to "Packages" in RH8. And select some Developmental Tools to install. Instead of asking me to insert the CD, I get a message:

"Packages Not Found"

The following packages could not be found on your sustem.
Installation Cannot coninue....

unlocatable package|required by

cyrus-sasl = 2.1.7-2 cyrus-sasl-devel
krb5-libs = 1.2.5-6 kvr5-devel

I cant find these listed anywhere in the "Packages" menus

Ive installed packages before and RH is smart enough to install any depencies automatically. Why is this any different?
Old 01-09-2003, 02:53 AM   #2
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you need the all the development packages
to do this either put the RH disk in and use package manager

or easier

put disk 1 in
choose "upgrade existing system"
choose development from the menu
install it all
update bootloader


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