[Chugalug] no acceptable c compiler

Alex Smith (K4RNT) shadowhunter at gmail.com
Sun Feb 17 18:57:34 UTC 2013


You can get both bleeding-edge and the LTS versions very their website.

Your best bet would be to look at your /etc/apt/sources.list and see
what it specifies the Ubuntu release to be, they'll be referred to as
code names.


On Sun, Feb 17, 2013 at 1:47 PM, Garrett Gaston <garrett85 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Don't know, latest version form ubutnu.com. Thanks, that worked. I always
> forget that after installing a new server.
>
> ________________________________
> From: willm.wade at gmail.com
> Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2013 13:30:51 -0500
>
> To: chugalug at chugalug.org
> Subject: Re: [Chugalug] no acceptable c compiler
>
> Which Ubuntu version?
>
> Make sure to have run "sudo apt-get update" recently.
>
>
> On Sun, Feb 17, 2013 at 12:15 PM, Garrett Gaston <garrett85 at hotmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> sudo apt-get install build-essential
> -> E: Unable to locate package build-essential
>
> Here's the output from my config.log file
>
> This file contains any messages produced by compilers while
> running configure, to aid debugging if configure makes a mistake.
>
> It was created by GNU Hello configure 2.3, which was
> generated by GNU Autoconf 2.61.  Invocation command line was
>
>   $ ./configure
>
> ## --------- ##
> ## Platform. ##
> ## --------- ##
>
> hostname = ubuntu
> uname -m = i686
> uname -r = 3.2.0-29-generic-pae
> uname -s = Linux
> uname -v = #46-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jul 27 17:25:43 UTC 2012
>
> /usr/bin/uname -p = unknown
> /bin/uname -X     = unknown
>
> /bin/arch              = unknown
> /usr/bin/arch -k       = unknown
> /usr/convex/getsysinfo = unknown
> /usr/bin/hostinfo      = unknown
> /bin/machine           = unknown
> /usr/bin/oslevel       = unknown
> /bin/universe          = unknown
>
> PATH: /usr/local/sbin
> PATH: /usr/local/bin
> PATH: /usr/sbin
> PATH: /usr/bin
> PATH: /sbin
> PATH: /bin
> PATH: /usr/games
>
>
> ## ----------- ##
> ## Core tests. ##
> ## ----------- ##
>
> configure:1872: checking for a BSD-compatible install
> configure:1928: result: /usr/bin/install -c
> configure:1939: checking whether build environment is sane
> configure:1982: result: yes
> configure:2010: checking for a thread-safe mkdir -p
> configure:2049: result: /bin/mkdir -p
> configure:2062: checking for gawk
> configure:2078: found /usr/bin/gawk
> configure:2089: result: gawk
> configure:2100: checking whether make sets $(MAKE)
> configure:2125: result: no
> configure:2366: checking for gcc
> configure:2396: result: no
> configure:2463: checking for cc
> configure:2510: result: no
> configure:2566: checking for cl.exe
> configure:2596: result: no
> configure:2625: error: no acceptable C compiler found in $PATH
> See `config.log' for more details.
>
> ## ---------------- ##
> ## Cache variables. ##
> ## ---------------- ##
>
> ac_cv_env_CC_set=
> ac_cv_env_CC_value=
> ac_cv_env_CFLAGS_set=
> ac_cv_env_CFLAGS_value=
> ac_cv_env_CPPFLAGS_set=
> ac_cv_env_CPPFLAGS_value=
> ac_cv_env_CPP_set=
> ac_cv_env_CPP_value=
> ac_cv_env_LDFLAGS_set=
> ac_cv_env_LDFLAGS_value=
> ac_cv_env_LIBS_set=
> ac_cv_env_LIBS_value=
> ac_cv_env_build_alias_set=
> ac_cv_env_build_alias_value=
> ac_cv_env_host_alias_set=
> ac_cv_env_host_alias_value=
> ac_cv_env_target_alias_set=
> ac_cv_env_target_alias_value=
> ac_cv_path_install='/usr/bin/install -c'
> ac_cv_path_mkdir=/bin/mkdir
> ac_cv_prog_AWK=gawk
> ac_cv_prog_make_make_set=no
>
> ## ----------------- ##
> ## Output variables. ##
> ## ----------------- ##
>
> ACLOCAL='${SHELL} /usr/local/src/hello-2.3/build-aux/missing --run
> aclocal-1.10'
> AMDEPBACKSLASH=''
> AMDEP_FALSE=''
> AMDEP_TRUE=''
> AMTAR='${SHELL} /usr/local/src/hello-2.3/build-aux/missing --run tar'
> AUTOCONF='${SHELL} /usr/local/src/hello-2.3/build-aux/missing --run
> autoconf'
> AUTOHEADER='${SHELL} /usr/local/src/hello-2.3/build-aux/missing --run
> autoheader'
> AUTOMAKE='${SHELL} /usr/local/src/hello-2.3/build-aux/missing --run
> automake-1.10'
> AWK='gawk'
> CC=''
> CCDEPMODE=''
> CFLAGS=''
> CPP=''
> CPPFLAGS=''
> CYGPATH_W='echo'
> DEFS=''
> DEPDIR=''
> ECHO_C=''
> ECHO_N='-n'
> ECHO_T=''
> EGREP=''
> EXEEXT=''
> GETOPT_H=''
> GL_COND_LIBTOOL_FALSE=''
> GL_COND_LIBTOOL_TRUE=''
> GMSGFMT=''
> GMSGFMT_015=''
> GNULIB_CHOWN=''
> GNULIB_DUP2=''
> GNULIB_FCHDIR=''
> GNULIB_FTRUNCATE=''
> GNULIB_GETCWD=''
> GNULIB_GETLOGIN_R=''
> GNULIB_GETSUBOPT=''
> GNULIB_LCHOWN=''
> GNULIB_LSEEK=''
> GNULIB_MKDTEMP=''
> GNULIB_MKSTEMP=''
> GNULIB_READLINK=''
> GNULIB_SLEEP=''
> GREP=''
> HAVE_DECL_GETLOGIN_R=''
> HAVE_DUP2=''
> HAVE_FTRUNCATE=''
> HAVE_GETSUBOPT=''
> HAVE_ISWCNTRL=''
> HAVE_MKDTEMP=''
> HAVE_READLINK=''
> HAVE_SLEEP=''
> HAVE_UNISTD_H=''
> HAVE_WCHAR_H=''
> HAVE_WCTYPE_H=''
> HAVE_WINT_T=''
> HAVE__BOOL=''
> HELP2MAN=''
> INCLUDE_NEXT=''
> INSTALL_DATA='${INSTALL} -m 644'
> INSTALL_PROGRAM='${INSTALL}'
> INSTALL_SCRIPT='${INSTALL}'
> INSTALL_STRIP_PROGRAM='$(install_sh) -c -s'
> INTLLIBS=''
> INTL_MACOSX_LIBS=''
> LDFLAGS=''
> LIBGNU_LIBDEPS=''
> LIBGNU_LTLIBDEPS=''
> LIBICONV=''
> LIBINTL=''
> LIBOBJS=''
> LIBS=''
> LTLIBICONV=''
> LTLIBINTL=''
> LTLIBOBJS=''
> MAKEINFO='${SHELL} /usr/local/src/hello-2.3/build-aux/missing --run
> makeinfo'
> MSGFMT=''
> MSGFMT_015=''
> MSGMERGE=''
> NEXT_STDLIB_H=''
> NEXT_UNISTD_H=''
> NEXT_WCHAR_H=''
> NEXT_WCTYPE_H=''
> OBJEXT=''
> PACKAGE='hello'
> PACKAGE_BUGREPORT='bug-hello at gnu.org'
> PACKAGE_NAME='GNU Hello'
> PACKAGE_STRING='GNU Hello 2.3'
> PACKAGE_TARNAME='hello'
> PACKAGE_VERSION='2.3'
> PATH_SEPARATOR=':'
> POSUB=''
> RANLIB=''
> REPLACE_CHOWN=''
> REPLACE_FCHDIR=''
> REPLACE_GETCWD=''
> REPLACE_LCHOWN=''
> REPLACE_LSEEK=''
> REPLACE_MKSTEMP=''
> SET_MAKE='MAKE=make'
> SHELL='/bin/bash'
> STDBOOL_H=''
> STRIP=''
> USE_NLS=''
> VERSION='2.3'
> WCHAR_H=''
> WCTYPE_H=''
> XGETTEXT=''
> XGETTEXT_015=''
> ac_ct_CC=''
> am__fastdepCC_FALSE=''
> am__fastdepCC_TRUE=''
> am__include=''
> am__isrc=''
> am__leading_dot='.'
> am__quote=''
> am__tar='${AMTAR} chof - "$$tardir"'
> am__untar='${AMTAR} xf -'
> bindir='${exec_prefix}/bin'
> build=''
> build_alias=''
> build_cpu=''
> build_os=''
> build_vendor=''
> datadir='${datarootdir}'
> datarootdir='${prefix}/share'
> docdir='${datarootdir}/doc/${PACKAGE_TARNAME}'
> dvidir='${docdir}'
> exec_prefix='NONE'
> gl_LIBOBJS=''
> gl_LTLIBOBJS=''
> host=''
> host_alias=''
> host_cpu=''
> host_os=''
> host_vendor=''
> htmldir='${docdir}'
> includedir='${prefix}/include'
> infodir='${datarootdir}/info'
> install_sh='$(SHELL) /usr/local/src/hello-2.3/build-aux/install-sh'
> libdir='${exec_prefix}/lib'
> libexecdir='${exec_prefix}/libexec'
> localedir='${datarootdir}/locale'
> localstatedir='${prefix}/var'
> mandir='${datarootdir}/man'
> mkdir_p='/bin/mkdir -p'
> oldincludedir='/usr/include'
> pdfdir='${docdir}'
> prefix='NONE'
> program_transform_name='s,x,x,'
> psdir='${docdir}'
> sbindir='${exec_prefix}/sbin'
> sharedstatedir='${prefix}/com'
> sysconfdir='${prefix}/etc'
> target_alias=''
>
> ## ----------- ##
> ## confdefs.h. ##
> ## ----------- ##
>
> #define PACKAGE_NAME "GNU Hello"
> #define PACKAGE_TARNAME "hello"
> #define PACKAGE_VERSION "2.3"
> #define PACKAGE_STRING "GNU Hello 2.3"
> #define PACKAGE_BUGREPORT "bug-hello at gnu.org"
> #define PACKAGE "hello"
> #define VERSION "2.3"
>
> configure: exit 1
>
> ________________________________
> Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2013 11:20:48 -0500
> From: jnylen at gmail.com
> To: chugalug at chugalug.org
> Subject: Re: [Chugalug] no acceptable c compiler
>
>
> Try:
>
> sudo apt-get install build-essential
>
> If that doesn't work, post more of the log from ./configure.
>
> On Sun, Feb 17, 2013 at 10:57 AM, Garrett Gaston <garrett85 at hotmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> I tried to run ./configure on a small program that the Linux book I'M
> reading instructed me to download and I got the error "no acceptable C
> compiler found in $PATH" I then tried to run apt-get install gcc, but then I
> got "unable to locate package gcc".  After running apt-get install
> gcc-4.6-base I got "gcc-4.6-base is already the newest version.".
> This is Ubuntu server and the $PATH is:
>
> /usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games
>
> Any ideas?
>
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