Problem with binutils-2.14 LFS 5.0

Ronald Hummelink maillist at hummelink.xs4all.nl
Tue Jan 6 16:10:06 PST 2004


On Tue, 2004-01-06 at 21:17, Michael Jackson wrote:
> --- 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.
> 

SUSE Lifeeval doesn;t have gcc, thus it cannot be used to build lfs
from. If you want to build lfs from a cd distro, i suggest knoppix or a
boot cd by Jeremy Utley.


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