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Old 11-03-2004, 11:56 PM   #1
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Can`t find C-compiler in Debian ,or at least can`t find one that can make executables

Ok , so i was going to do a ./configure in Debian. i had GCC installed , so i tought it would work , but then i got this error:

checking build system... i686-pc-linux-gnulibc1
checking host system type... i686-pc-linux-gnulibc1
checking target system type... i686-pc-linux-gnulibc1
checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
checking for -p flag to install... yes
checking for gawk... no
checking for mawk...mawk
checking whether make sets $($MAKE)... no
checking for style include used by make... none
checking for gcc.gcc
checking for C compiler default output... configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables
See `config.log` for more details.
$ ./configure
## --------- ##
## Platform. ##
## --------- ##
hostname = emil
uname -m = i686
uname -r = 2.4.26-1-386
uname -s = Linux
uname -v = #1 Thu Jul 22 12:46:23 JST 2004
PATH: /sbin
PATH: /bin
PATH: /usr/sbin
PATH: /usr/bin
PATH: /usr/bin/X11
PATH: /usr/local/sbin
PATH: /usr/local/bin
## ----------- ##
## Core tests. ##
## ----------- ##
configure:1510: checking build system type
configure:1528: result: i686-pc-linux-gnulibc1
configure:1536: checking host system type
configure:1550: result: i686-pc-linux-gnulibc1
configure:1558: checking target system type
configure:1572: result: i686-pc-linux-gnulibc1
configure:1618: checking for a BSD-compatible install
configure:1672: result: /usr/bin/install -c
configure:1687: checking for -p flag to install
configure:1700: result: yes
configure:1711: checking whether build environment is sane
configure:1754: result: yes
configure:1774: checking for gawk
configure:1803: result: no
configure:1774: checking for mawk
configure:1790: found /usr/bin/mawk
configure:1800: result: mawk
configure:1810: checking whether make sets $(MAKE)
configure:1834: result: no
configure:2043: checking for style of include used by make
configure:2071: result: none
configure:2218: checking for gcc
configure:2234: found /usr/bin/gcc
configure:2244: result: gcc
configure:2488: checking for C compiler version
configure:2491: gcc --version </dev/null >&5
If it helps , i was trying to install SuperKaramba.
Old 11-04-2004, 04:21 AM   #2
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What output do you get from running this?
gcc --version
Old 11-04-2004, 04:31 AM   #3
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This might be the solution:

good luck,
Old 11-04-2004, 08:10 AM   #4
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Originally posted by rjlee
What output do you get from running this?
gcc --version
I get :
gcc --version gcc (GCC) 3.3.4 (Debian 1:3.3.4-13) Copyright (C) 2003 Free Software Foundation, Inc. This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
Old 05-26-2008, 03:07 AM   #5
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Hi there

I had the same problem and it was fixxed while installing g++ (apt-get install g++)

Goodluck with it


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