Re: Newbie -System- Linux: Error when configuring for firsttime

From: Chris Gilbert (
Date: 03/17/00

"Bartsch, Randy" wrote:
> I have just recently tried to install circle 3 on Mandrake 7. I followed the
> explicit instruction which can be found in the doc folder of the download
> from
> However, when I tried to run the configure file by typing ./configure in the
> root directory i got the error
> loading cache ./config.cache

Try deleting ./config.cache, then doing configure again.

> checking for less... (cached) less
> checking for gcc... (cached) gcc
> )works... nor the C compiler (gcc
> configure: error: installation or configuration problem: C compiler cannot
> create executables.
> What do I do to get the configure program to work properly. (I just recently
> installed Mandrake 7.)

Have you had other programs compile?  IE gcc is known to work?


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