No acceptable C compiler was found in $PATH

William Allison wallison1 at sc.rr.com.remove
Tue Dec 21 01:18:26 CET 2004


On Mon, 20 Dec 2004 03:58:20 +0000, banaticus wrote:

> 
> What does this error message mean?  What can I do to fix it? 
>  
> Here'e the command that I just tried running, and the messages that 
> I received.  I just barely unpacked python. 
>  
> linux:/Python-2.4 # ./configure 
> checking MACHDEP... linux2 
> checking EXTRAPLATDIR... 
> checking for --without-gcc... no 
> checking for --with-cxx=<compiler>... no 
> checking for c++... no 
> checking for g++... no 
> checking for gcc... no 
> checking for CC... no 
> checking for cxx... no 
> checking for cc++... no 
> checking for cl... 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. 
> linux:/Python-2.4 #

Looks like you don't have gcc installed.  You should try "gcc -v" at
the console.  If it comes back as "command not found" or something 
similar, that's your problem.




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