Re: C compiler cannot create executables no good google answers
On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 4:17 PM, Harry Putnam <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.