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Hi all i'm tring to install : slackware [Splashy] but whe i try to install freetype with ./freetype.SlackBuilds i get: Code: ..... Generating modules list in ./objs/ftmodule.h... * module: truetype ...
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- 01-12-2008 #1
C compiler cannot create executables
i'm tring to install :
but whe i try to install freetype with ./freetype.SlackBuilds
..... Generating modules list in ./objs/ftmodule.h... * module: truetype (Windows/Mac font files with extension *.ttf or *.ttc) * module: type1 (Postscript font files with extension *.pfa or *.pfb) * module: cff (OpenType fonts with extension *.otf) * module: cid (Postscript CID-keyed fonts, no known extension) * module: pfr (PFR/TrueDoc font files with extension *.pfr) * module: type42 (Type 42 font files with no known extension) * module: winfnt (Windows bitmap fonts with extension *.fnt or *.fon) * module: pcf (pcf bitmap fonts) * module: bdf (bdf bitmap fonts) * module: sfnt (helper module for TrueType & OpenType formats) * module: autofit (automatic hinting module) * module: pshinter (Postscript hinter module) * module: raster (monochrome bitmap renderer) * module: smooth (anti-aliased bitmap renderer) * module: smooth (anti-aliased bitmap renderer for LCDs) * module: smooth (anti-aliased bitmap renderer for vertical LCDs) * module: psaux (Postscript Type 1 & Type 2 helper module) * module: psnames (Postscript & Unicode Glyph name handling) done. cd builds/unix; ./configure --prefix=/usr i486-slackware-linux configure: WARNING: you should use --build, --host, --target checking build system type... i486-slackware-linux-gnu checking host system type... i486-slackware-linux-gnu checking target system type... i486-slackware-linux-gnu checking for i486-slackware-linux-gcc... i486-slackware-linux-gcc checking for C compiler default output file name... configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables See `config.log' for more details. make: *** [setup] Error 77 config.mk:25: builds/unix/unix-def.mk: No such file or directory config.mk:26: builds/unix/unix-cc.mk: No such file or directory make: *** No rule to make target `builds/unix/unix-cc.mk'. Stop.
then i tried to install glibc-2.7 /read someware that it might help/ but when i try:
configure: error: you must configure in a separate build directory
i'm stuck for 4 hours now...
- 01-12-2008 #2
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configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables See `config.log' for more details.
I highly reccomend not trying to update glibc from source, that is not to be taken lightly and requires a higher level of expertise than it would appear you currently have. Doing it improperly can easily render your system unusable.
- 01-13-2008 #3
yes, after posting this i did more reading about the glibc, and decided that too big for me, but then i tried to install glib-2.12.12 /i have already installed it/, but i still get the same err as the freetype config...
i tried to locate the config.log, but i only found the one for glib-2.12.12. i Couldent find the one for freetype, so i dont know what it says.
i have not installed anything else so, i dont think that i messed up the gcc or something else
EDIT: Here is the .log
- 01-13-2008 #4
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config.log should be created in the directory configure was run in, note that in this case it does a cd builds/unix first, though where that directory is located I can't tell.
I noticed this in the log:
configure:2494: i486-slackware-linux-gcc -O2 -march=i486 -mtune=i686 conftest.c >&5 /usr/lib/gcc/i486-slackware-linux/4.1.2/../../../../i486-slackware-linux/bin/ld: cannot find /usr/lib/libc_nonshared.a
- 01-14-2008 #5
the file is missing.
I tried to reinstall the nvidia driver, just to test the compiler, and it shows an err something like: "...The "CC" compiler could not create executables..."
when i compiles glib2 i didnt understand the following:
"Next you need to add –enable-static to your ./configure section and increment BUILD" and especially the "increment BUILD" part. i can't understand what to do with the BUILD part. Maybe this messed up the compiler...
- 01-14-2008 #6
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I'm thinking you might need to reinstall the libc package, or maybe something like libc-static or libc-dev to get this libc_nonshared.a lib. As far as the "increment BUILD", I'm guessing there's a variable somewhere called BUILD that holds a number, which needs to have 1 added to it. Don't know where that variable might be though.
- 01-15-2008 #7
i'll try to install the libc package, but i was wondering about the BUILD option. Because if this messes up the glibc2 package than i wont be able to insstall it. i check the glibc2.SlackBuild script, also untared the glibc2 package just to see the config file but i couldent locate this BUILD option. i will write to Splashy team for this option.
10x for your help valan.
i'll try to reinstall the libc package, and post the result
- 01-17-2008 #8
i reinstalled the libc package from slackware dvd, and after that i changed the glib2.SlackBuild scrip to add to the configure --enable-static, and now it seems to work.