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Re: C compiler cannot create executables no good google answers

On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 4:17 PM, Harry Putnam <reader@newsguy.com> wrote:
> I'm trying to compile emacs-24 on a newly installed squeeze system.
> I get the error  C compiler cannot create executables
> Googling on that, gets several different answers.
> apt-get install build-essentials  (didn't didn't help)
> apt-get install g++  (didn't help)
> apt-get install libc-dev  (didn't help)
> checking `aptitude search gcc|less'  I see too many pkgs to start
> guessing what I need.
> Can anyone tell me what I need for the compiler to work building emacs?

Can you grab an older Debian source package and build from that,
first, for a guideline? "apt-get source emacs" sould be a good start.

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