Problem with binutils-2.14 LFS 5.0

Michael Jackson proclaimation at yahoo.com
Tue Jan 6 12:17:37 PST 2004


--- Dogggeti at aol.com wrote:
> >>When I run the configure it creates the cache,
> checks the 
> >>host, traget and build system type then errors:
> >>../binutils-2.14/configure: line 2206: cc: command
> not found
> >>*** The command 'cc -o conftest -g conftest.c'
> failed.
> >>*** You must set CC to a working complier
> (paraphrased here)
> >>
> >>Well the book says I have to unset some variable,
> one of
> >>which was CC.
> >>
> >>What should this be set to, or is there something
> else going on?
> > 
> > 
> > It shouldn't be set to anything (hence the unset
> instruction).  Did you
> > make the cc -> gcc link in the gcc instructions?
> > 
> >> I haven't even gotten to that point yet so the ln
> to the 
> >> tools dir isn't possible right now. I think I've
> found the 
> >> cause though: no gcc installed. I'm doing a quick
> upgrade on 
> >> the system to install all the required packages
> and will see 
> >> how the LFS build goes then. One of the problem
> with taking 
> >> a system you not touched in about 4 months as a
> starting 
> >> point is that you might not remember what you put
> on it!
> >>
> >> thanks.
> 
> 
> i have exactly the same problem but my situation is
> still worse. i installed 
> SuSE linux LiveEval and the installation worked. i
> was happy because this was 
> my first contact with linux and i already was
> successfully installing it. but 
> i still had no idea how linux actually worked. then
> i found LFS and thought 
> this would be perfect to really learn linux
> . now i sit in front of bash and get this error and
> dont know what to do.
> what is this gcc you are talking about?
> > -- 
check and see if you have gcc installed. maybe your
distro don't have it or all the developmental stuff installed.

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