Subject: Re: Package build problems
To: None <>
From: Yoseff Francus <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/26/2006 19:08:45
This question has been asked a few times over the last few years. What I 
finally discovered is that by default /usr/local/bin is looked at for 
binaries and I had some very old ld/ar binaries. Once they were removed it 
picked up the current ones found in /usr/bin and all was well.

On Sun, 24 Dec 2006, Yoseff Francus wrote:

> When I try to build packages from pkgsrc I keep getting the error
> checking for C compiler default output file name... configure: error: C 
> compiler cannot create executables
> When I look at config.log it tells me the exact command it is trying to 
> execute, which when I doon the command line works ok. All files are owned by 
> my - I double checked by doing chown -R on the relevan directories. I must be 
> misssing something trivial. Any ideas?
> If it matters: i386 machine