Re: C compiler cannot create executables no good google answers
lee <email@example.com> writes:
> Harry Putnam <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> lee <email@example.com> writes:
>>> Harry Putnam <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.
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.