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Re: C compiler cannot create executables no good google answers

Harry Putnam <reader@newsguy.com> writes:

> lee <lee@yun.yagibdah.de> writes:
>> Harry Putnam <reader@newsguy.com> writes:
>>> I'm trying to compile emacs-24 on a newly installed squeeze system.
>> Where did you get version 24?
>>From the bzr server on savannah.org where emacs devel is done.


>>> I get the error  C compiler cannot create executables
>>> [...]
>>> Can anyone tell me what I need for the compiler to work building emacs?
>> Can the compiler create executables when you compile other software?  I
>> don't know what it takes to compile emacs 24.  I might try and find
>> out, just couldn't find it.
> I got past that now... apparently finally got whatever it was
> installed.  But now ./configure complains about X libraries:
>    error: You seem to be running X, but no X development libraries
>    were found.  You should install the relevant development files for
>    X and for the toolkit you want, such as Gtk+, Lesstif or Motif.
>    Also make sure you have development files for image handling, i.e.
>    tiff, gif, jpeg, png and xpm.
> Do you know which packages might be needed?

Not yet; give me some more time and I'll try to compile emacs24 and let
you know what I find out ...

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