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Beginners Question: Redhat 4 AS EE - I need to install something called gcc-2.96

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Hi all

I am an absolute beginner to Unix/Linux and thus my apologies if this is a very basic question.

I am in the process of installing Oracle software onto a Linux VMWare machine. The OS seems to have gone on okay but I am having trouble installing anything else on top of this.

The problem I have that I cannot seem to find a definate answer for is my Oracle Installer says:

Checking for gcc-2.96 not found

Now, I understand this isn't the latest version but I presume Oracle is only looking for the version that was around at the time of the release.

Please can someone tell me (in laymans terms) how I can install this component easily and as quickly as possible?


Many thanks


Freeka
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SO far I know gcc-2.96 is unavailable on RHES4. Only libraries, thry installing them with
up2date compat-libgcc-296 compat-libstdc++-296
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by:freeka
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Hi there

Thanks for your response but I am a 'windows geek' so I don't know what you mean by the command you have given.

Is that something I try in the terminal window ?

Which dir do I need to be in ?


Thanks

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Yes, run it from terminal as superuser (root).
You may need to register within RHN first...
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You might as well give up with the combination that you are trying, unless you are an experienced sysadmin! Whatever version of Oracle you are trying to install was never intended to have any chance of installing on RedHat AS - Even using the compat libraries, I don't think it's a good idea as there have been at least 2 major kernel upgrades!

gcc-2.96 is from the Redhat 7.1 era!

So...either you download and install Redhat 7.1:

http://xfiles.erin.utoronto.ca/pub/unix/redhat/7.1/en/iso/i386/

Which considering how old it is, is probably not a good idea!

*OR* (recommended, especially as you are using RHAS) get a newer version of Oracle and follow the instructions here:

http://www.puschitz.com/InstallingOracle9i.shtml#InstallingOracle9iR2OnRHAS4

Download Oracle from here:

/www.oracle.com/technology/software/index.html

Also..

http://www.puschitz.com/InstallingOracle9i.shtml

has a whole load of useful howtos, and links to certification and compatability tables.

http://www.puschitz.com/LinuxDownload.shtml

has some useful download links.

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Many thanks for the advice.

However, I have the LATEST version of Oracle and the minimum requirement is that version of GCC. It must mean that I have no version of that component installed.

Essentially, I need a copy of it (provide a download link) and instructions on how to install it.

My linux is a virtual pc and part of a virtual network and thus I cannot connect to the internet via it to go to the redhat website.

Please advise.
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If it's minimum version that is required, then install current version(3.4). Run
up2date gcc-c++
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You should be able to find gcc packages (at least two versions of it) in your redhat CDs. Just install it and the packages which it may need.
I think you can use "Add/Remove Applications"  to do it more easily. (?!)

Also, gcc packages for Fedora (fedora.redhat.com) should work too.

Good Luck
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Been checking the 'Oracle compatability tables', and it appears that it really does support that far back - wow!...and lots of qudos to Oracle. In which case, ravenpl and hedayat's approach will work fine.

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