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Re: [Help-nano] Configuring question

From: Jordi Mallach
Subject: Re: [Help-nano] Configuring question
Date: Fri, 6 Feb 2004 14:32:45 +0100
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On Thu, Feb 05, 2004 at 03:12:16PM -0800, FISCHER Janice wrote:
> Thank you Jordi.  My problem is I'm taking a class...and this instructor 
> wants us to compile from source instead of just installing the rpm.  Seems a 
> bit of overkill for a fairly beginner class, but there you have it, he wants 
> it, he's the boss.

Hehe :)

> I used "locate" and found gettext in usr/lib
> I found a lot of gcc entries in /usr/bin and /usr/lib
> Can't find anything called ncurses-devel
> Is it possible that I don't have PATH set up correctly?  I haven't mucked 
> with it. It's the RH9 default
> /usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/X11R6/bin:/usr/X11R6/bin

Nah, that's correct.

You need to install the "gcc", "ncurses-devel" and "gettext" packages,
and whatever those depend on.

I think "up2date gettext", "up2date gcc" etc. should install them.

> Still got told "no acceptable c compiler in $PATH"
> Is there a difference between "gcc296" and "gcc"?

Yes, the former is the old version, you should be using gcc.

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