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Old 11-15-2005, 01:17 PM   #1
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make fail with: gcc-3.4 command not found


When I try to use make on ndiswrapper and rt2570 I get an error about the command gcc-3.4, and of course there is no such command. GCC reports its version as 4.0.2 and there is a gcc-4.0 command. I have debhelper and the Linux headers installed. Unfortunately they may be outdated because I can't connect to the Internet to update anything (my wireless card won't work which is why I am trying to compile ndiswrapper). I originally suspect something in ndsiwrappers makefile but when it happened with another source I downloaded it leads me to suspect something on my system.

Old 11-16-2005, 03:44 PM   #2
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Fixed it, downloaded gcc-3.4 package aswell, and cpp-3.4
Old 11-23-2005, 07:55 PM   #3
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Can ndiswrapper be found in Universe? Edit /etc/apt/sources.list and uncomment the Universe line. Then:
apt-get update
apt-cache search ndiswrapper
Is it there?
apt-get install ndiswrapper-name-returned-from-cache
Old 11-27-2005, 01:45 AM   #4
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the gcc-3.4: command not found thing is nasty. I got this when trying to install drivers for AC'97 sound card. Instead of downloading gcc 3.4 (and having two versions of gcc on your system, ack), it appears you can do the following:

cd /usr/bin
sudo ln -s <gcc-4.0> gcc-3.4

substitute whatever version of gcc you have for gcc-4.0 if required. Note, this will most likely only work with installed versions of gcc > 3.4. Otherwise, all you need to do is "sudo apt-get update gcc"


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