Installation Problem

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Installation Problem

Postby usman767 » Tue Jun 17, 2003 12:20 am

I tried to install an audio player it received this error mwessage can any one help me?

[root@localhost alsaplayer-0.99.75]# ./configure
checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
checking whether build environment is sane... yes
checking for gawk... gawk
checking whether make sets $(MAKE)... yes
checking whether to enable maintainer-specific portions of Makefiles... no
checking for gcc... no
checking for cc... no
checking for cc... no
checking for cl... no
configure: error: no acceptable C compiler found in $PATH
See `config.log' for more details.
[root@localhost alsaplayer-0.99.75]#
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Postby shaheryar786pk » Tue Jun 17, 2003 3:36 pm

You don't have development packages installed on your system. This means that you can't compile any software source code on your system.

Solution:
Boot into Redhat Linux and then insert CD1 of Redhat Linux 7.x. The system will detect the CD-ROM and automatically start anaconda (Redhat Linux installer, it is the same installer the installs the Linux for the first time on your system). Select all the developement tools and packages to install them. After successful install reboot the system. This will enable not only compilation of source packages but you can also design and develope your own applications using developement tools you just installed. :)


Note: This solution will only work on Redhat Linux 7.3 and above.
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