Configure problem

Petter Abrahamsson lists at
Mon Oct 17 10:38:45 UTC 2005

On Mon, 2005-10-17 at 20:09 +0930, squareyes wrote:
> Hi all,
> am a relative newbie, and decided to do my first  configure,  make etc.
> Have aquired a tar from "scribus" and unpacked it to ~/Desktop/scribus
> the first step has got me confused, do I need to install a "C" compiler, 
> and if so any suggestions.
> squareyes at here:~/Desktop/scribus/freedomyug_en$ ./configure --prefix 
> /usr/local
> checking build system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu
> checking host system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu
> checking target system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu
> checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
> checking for -p flag to install... yes
> checking whether build environment is sane... yes
> checking for gawk... no
> checking for mawk... mawk
> checking whether make sets $(MAKE)... yes
> checking for style of include used by make... GNU
> checking for gcc... no
> checking for cc... no
> checking for cc... no
> checking for cl... no
> configure: error: no acceptable C compiler found in $PATH
> See `config.log' for more details.
> squareyes at here:~/Desktop/scribus/freedomyug_en$

apt-get install build-essential

should do it for you, good luck.


> Many thanks in advance
> Take Care
> Winton

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