How to configure and install Python

Oleg Broytmann phd at
Fri Sep 21 16:12:21 CEST 2001

On Fri, Sep 21, 2001 at 02:09:15PM +0000, Ken Jacobs wrote:
> I'm a Linux newbie who needs to install the latest Python software. The
> developer said to use this syntax once the files are unzipped:
> ./configure
> make
> I get an error when doing the first step:
> "no acceptable cc found in $PATH"
> Do I have the syntax right?

   Yes, but you do not have C compiler. Install gcc.

     Oleg Broytmann              phd at
           Programmers don't die, they just GOSUB without RETURN.

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