problem compiling groff cvs saturday october 5th 5 est

Steven Stimpson steven2 at
Sat Oct 5 10:47:38 PDT 2002

groff says there is no working compiler. here is the output of config.log.

configure:1518: $? = 0
configure:1520: gcc -v </dev/null >&5
Reading specs from /static/lib/gcc-lib/i686-pc-linux-gnu/3.2/specs
Configured with: ../gcc-3.2/configure --prefix=/static --enable-languages=c 
--disable-nls --disable-shared
Thread model: posix
gcc version 3.2
configure:1523: $? = 0
configure:1525: gcc -V </dev/null >&5
gcc: argument to `-V' is missing
configure:1528: $? = 1
configure:1554: checking for C compiler default output
configure:1557: gcc    conftest.c  >&5
configure:1560: $? = 0
configure:1593: result: a.out
configure:1598: checking whether the C compiler works
configure:1604: ./a.out
configure:1607: $? = 0
configure:1622: result: yes
configure:1629: checking whether we are cross compiling
configure:1631: result: no
configure:1634: checking for suffix of executables
configure:1636: gcc -o conftest    conftest.c  >&5
configure:1639: $? = 0
configure:1661: result: 
configure:1667: checking for suffix of object files
configure:1691: gcc -c   conftest.c >&5
configure:1694: $? = 0
configure:1713: result: o
configure:1717: checking whether we are using the GNU C compiler
configure:1744: gcc -c   conftest.c >&5
configure:1747: $? = 0
configure:1750: test -s conftest.o
configure:1753: $? = 0
configure:1765: result: yes
configure:1771: checking whether gcc accepts -g
configure:1795: gcc -c -g  conftest.c >&5
configure:1798: $? = 0
configure:1801: test -s conftest.o
configure:1804: $? = 0
configure:1814: result: yes
configure:1841: gcc -c -g -O2  conftest.c >&5
conftest.c:2: parse error before "me"
configure:1844: $? = 1
configure: failed program was:
#ifndef __cplusplus
  choke me

it's all greek to me. good luck

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