Re: Basic C and C++ Package
On Fri, Feb 08, 2008 at 04:22:14PM -0600, John Salmon wrote:
> Tzafrir Cohen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in
> > On Fri, Feb 08, 2008 at 11:09:06AM -0600, John Salmon wrote:
> >> I'm relativly new to Debian Linux. Last month I found a package to
> >> install the necessary modules to compile C and C++ source code.
> >> Because of a HD problem, I had to do a rebuild of my system, losing
> >> everything I had. I can't recall the call-out of that package. I'm
> >> almost certain it was a Debian package, but I could be wrong. It
> >> installed without problems using aptitude.
> >> Does anyone know what I'm talking about?
> > build-essential
> That's it exactly. You've made an old man very happy.
Also, debian stores files for developing in packages that end in '-dev'.
This may be helpful:
apt-cache show manpages-dev
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