configure: error: installation or configuration problem: C compiler cannot create executables.

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at
Sun Feb 11 09:45:19 PST 2007

On 2/11/07, Kai Ulrich <kaiu at> wrote:

> configure:1938: gcc -o conftest    conftest.c  1>&5
> /usr/bin/ld: crt1.o: No such file: No such file or directory
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> configure: failed program was:

I think this means you're probably missing the glibc devel package. I
don't know what it's called on Ubuntu/Debian. Possibly libc6-devel?
The file crt1.0 is a startfile from glibc and is necessary for
compiling objects.


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