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Old 07-26-2006, 05:50 AM   #1
jay_prakash_cmrit
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I'VE DONE "apt-get install gcc-3.4" BUT ....


hi everyone....
I've done "apt-get install gcc-3.4", everything works fine until "unpacking gcc..setting up gcc ..." but after that if i enter "gcc" at command prompt its not recognised by bash .."bash:gcc command not found "....
please help...
 
Old 07-27-2006, 04:25 PM   #2
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This problem most commonly comes up when the path to the executable (in this case, gcc) is not in the users path. There are three ways to get it to work.

1) add the path to the gcc executable to your path. From a console, the command 'which gcc' will tell you where it is. To add it to your path, do this:
PATH=$PATH:/bin/gcc (or wherever gcc is)
export PATH

2) cd to the folder in which the gcc executable is located, and give the command ./gcc (parameters).

2) from anywhere in the system, give the full path to the gcc executable.
 
  


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