C programs Solved
k5di at zianet.com
Tue Feb 26 16:38:30 UTC 2008
Marius Gedminas wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 26, 2008 at 08:46:17AM -0700, Karl Larsen wrote:
>> I write in ANSI C and the gcc on Ubuntu 1.7 doesn't like it. Here is
>> the source code:
>> /* converts 2 fathoms to feet */
>> #include <stdio.h>
>> int main (void)
>> int feet, fathoms;
>> fathoms = 2;
>> feet = 6 * fathoms;
>> printf("There are %d feet in %d fathems!\n", feet, fathoms);
>> return 0;
>> When I run gcc it errors out with:
>> karl at karl-desktop:~/Cprog$ gcc fathm_ft.c
>> fathm_ft.c:2:19: error: stdio.h: No such file or directory
>> Now it can't find stdio.h and why is that?
> You do not have the libc6-dev package installed. Other things might be
> missing as well -- if you want to build C programs, install the
> build-essential package to make sure you get all the necessary packages.
>> I thought stdio.h is a standard C header.
> Yes it is, but the C standard library headers are shipped in a different
> package from the C compiler.
> Marius Gedminas
Thank you so much for the information. I got the build-essential
package and now it compiles no problem. I must say however that a c
compiler without libs is not worth much :-)
It looks like I got the g++ cross compiler as well. Thanks again.
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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