Configure trouble with Gawk

Cameron Haegle chaegle at
Mon Feb 10 21:03:19 PST 2003


I am new to LFS and am working on building everything for the first time.
While attempting to perform the steps required to configure and install GAWK
I get the following messages.

Anyone have any ideas for me?

Thanks in advance.


------  Result of ./configure of gawk ---------

[root at manny gawk-3.1.1]# CPPFLAGS=Dre_max_failures=re_max_failures2
./configure --prefix=$LFS/static --disable-nls

loading cache ./config.cache
checking for non-GNU ld... /usr/bin/ld
checking if the linker (/usr/bin/ld) is GNU ld... yes
checking for a BSD compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
checking whether build environment is sane... yes
checking for gawk... gawk
checking whether make sets ${MAKE}... yes
checking for bison... bison -y
checking whether ln -s works... yes
checking for gcc... gcc
checking whether the C compiler (gcc  ) works... no
configure: error: installation or configuration problem: C compiler cannot
create executables.

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