Having trouble installing textutils-2.1...

Jim Gifford jim at jg555.com
Wed Jan 1 23:07:38 PST 2003


Verify that you have cc in /usr/bin. I had this problem before and that was
the cause.

""Leigh Gardiner"" <leighgardiner at hotmail.com> wrote in message
news:F21zDsuRX33iCSNrqy8000180ab at hotmail.com...
> Hey all,
>
> I have a bit of a probem running ./configure --prefix=/usr in chapter 6 to
> configure the textutils-2.1 package.
> I get this error during the configure script:
> checking for perl5.003 or newer... no
> configure: WARNING:
> WARNING: You don't seem to have perl5.003 or newer installed, or you lack
a
> usable version of the Perl File:: Compare module. As a result, you may be
> unable to run a few test or to regenerate certain files if you modify the
> sources from which they are derived.
>
> checking for gcc... gcc
> checking for C compiler default output... configure: error: C compiler
> cannot create executables
>
>
> Ok, well the Perl WARNING makes sense...because I haven't installed Perl
> yet...thats later in this chapter, correct?
>
> But whats with that "C compiler cannot create executables"?! :( Doesn't
look
> good...any suggestions?
>
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