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Re: "Something is trying to run the c compiler"

On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 11:47:17AM -0500, Mikhail T. wrote:
> I'm trying to build a package (devel/pkg-config in this case) and it
> fails complaining about C-compiler, that "can not create
> executables".

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> What's wrong? CC is set to gcc44 here, and CXX -- to g++44. The
> system is RHEL-5.4/amd64. Thanks!..

At the moment, the infrasture doesn't allow compiler names like that.
As work around, create a directory with symlinks to the real names, e.g.
cc -> /usr/bin/gcc44, c++ -> /usr/bin/g++44 and include that directory
first in the path.


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