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i try this on my sun server with solaris 7 as root


[/usr/local/gcc-2.8.1] ./configure --build=sparc-sun3-sunos
loading cache ./config.cache
checking host system type... sparc-sun-solaris2.7
checking target system type... sparc-sun-solaris2.7
checking build system type... sparc-sun3-sunos
checking for gcc... no
checking for cc... cc
checking whether the C compiler (cc  ) works... no
configure: error: installation or configuration problem: C compiler cannot creat
e executables.

now, i copied cc from /usr/ucb/ into /usr/bin/ as this is where
it looks for cc....before, when cc was not in /usr/bin/ it would find it but now it does find it.....

                       
but the problem is
"checking whether the C compiler (cc  ) works... no
configure: error: installation or configuration problem: C compiler cannot creat
e executables."

here is my PATH
/usr/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/ccs/bin:/usr/ucb:/etc:.:/usr/openwin/bin:/usr/local/bin:
/usr/AnswerBook:/usr/lib/lp/postscript:/home/relman/Environment/bin:/usr/ucb/cc:
/usr/bin/cc      

how do i fully install gcc???
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Question by:paulwhelan
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by:argo
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check that cc really is the c compiler

If the c compiler is not installed, they put a script in its place,
run cc yourself and see what you get.

if its

/usr/ucb/cc:  language optional software package not installed

you have no c compiler.
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n0thing earned 200 total points
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A C compiter doesn't come by default on Solaris.
You could download the current gcc compiler and
other GNU goodies at http://www.sunfreeware.com
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