[Dapper] missing gcc??

Thomas Kaiser ubuntu at kaiser-linux.li
Sat Mar 25 03:25:03 UTC 2006

Mark Johanson wrote:
> Was doing a configure on a application and got this odd error:
> checking for gcc... no
> checking for cc... no
> checking for cc... no
> checking for cl... no
> Obviously the application errored out right there stating it
> couldn't find and acceptable C compiler. My question is how can
> you have a installation without a version of gcc? Went into
> Symantic and install gcc4 and tried again. Still got the gcc
> missing. Any ideas?

sudo apt-get install build-essential

Should give you everything for building applications from source.

Regards, Thomas


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