R Kimber rkimber at ntlworld.com
Sun Nov 13 18:28:11 UTC 2005

On Sun, 13 Nov 2005 17:56:48 +1100
Peter Garrett <peter.garrett at optusnet.com.au> wrote:

> I strongly suggest you install the "build-essential" package. It
> contains the basic compilers , "make" and other bits needed for
> compiling. I've compiled a number of things on Breezy with no
> problems. 

Actually, if this is the case then the info in synaptic is a bit
misleading.  It says:-

If you do not plan to build Debian packages, you don't need this

I didn't install it since I don't build Debian packages, but I do
compile quite a lot of stuff.

- Richard.
Richard Kimber

More information about the ubuntu-users mailing list