findutils-4.1 + gawk 3.11

Philip Ludlam philip at
Tue Nov 26 11:36:59 PST 2002

On 24 Nov, in message < at>
  Wolfman <".Wolfman"> wrote:

>Hi there,
>I got some strange msg when trying to install the findutils...
>checking whether closedir retirns void... configure: error: can not run 
>test program while cross compiling
>what ist it? never happend before....
>On next step I get the following error:
>configure: error: installation or configuration problem: C compiler cannot 
>create executables.
>So, what happend,  something is really wrong here, but I don't want to 
>start all over again...

./configure thinks you are compiling for a different architecture that
what you are running, and gcc can't compile programs for that

Look at what you are supplying to ./configure and re-check your glibc


Phil L.

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