[SunHELP] "checking for C compiler default output... configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables"

Chris Pinnock cjep at fawlty.net
Mon Sep 6 08:56:56 CDT 2004

On Mon, Sep 06, 2004 at 07:24:57PM +0530, chandant wrote:
>    2.  Infact I am trying to install libiconv only, I am facing this
>    problem during libiconv installation only.

gcc is linked against libiconv. You need it to be installed before you
can use gcc to compile libiconv. Chicken and Egg problem.

>    3.  I have installed gcc through the sunpackage from sunfreeware so I
>    can't manually specify any options.

Go back to SunFreeware and download the correct libiconv package. Then
correct the library path if you are still having problems.


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