I had similar problem when I tried to install apache web server for
solaris 8 for intel. I was asked to have cc or gcc in the environment
when I configure it.
I also try to use the wizard to java setup.... but apache was not able
to run. then I followed the step to install from source code download.
I was asked to have cc or gcc in the environment.
I downloaded gcc from sunfreeware (*.gz) and used pkgadd. The
installation was successful. I still can not run gcc. My question:
how can i test my gcc installation is successful and how can I put gcc
into environment? By the way, when I type gcc or cc , it says gcc not
>>I'm new. Trying to install Midnight commander on solaris 2.6. So I
>>need a C complier. Old Syad told me to get GCC. Tried that, now GCC
>>tells me it needs a C complier to compile that. I thought the whole
>>purpose of GCC was so you don't have to have a C complier. Anyway can
>>someone tell me the actuall name of a free C complier so I can compile
>>GCC or just skip GCC since I'll have a C complier then to compile
>If you got GCC from www.sunfreeware.com, it should already be compiled; you
>should be able to install it with pkgadd. If you got it in source form
>from somewhere else instead, what did you expect? And if there were some
>other free C compiler (there isn't, AFAIK), don't you think you would have
>the same problem if you downloaded only the source?
>Genuity, Burlington, MA
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