Problems with gcc/ld on Edgy

Eamonn Sullivan eamonn.sullivan at
Sun Nov 5 08:06:35 UTC 2006

On 9/24/06, Uwe Korn <xhochy at> wrote:
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> While I was trying to compile upstart, the configure-script retunted
> with the error "C compiler cannot create executables".

Compile upstart? May I ask why? Try installing the build-essential package:

sudo apt-get install build-essential

That will get you most of the important packages you need to compile things.


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