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Re: C compiler cannot create executables no good google answers

lee <lee@yun.yagibdah.de> writes:

> 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.
> savannah.gnu.org?

Gack ... sorry ... yes.

>>>> 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 ...

OK, thanks for the effort.

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