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    Default trying to compile tar.gz ./config help

    while trying to compile a tar.gz file gnome-color-chooser during config i get this error. Any ideas what to do ?

    checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
    checking whether build environment is sane... yes
    checking for a thread-safe mkdir -p... /bin/mkdir -p
    checking for gawk... gawk
    checking whether make sets $(MAKE)... no
    checking for pkg-config... /usr/bin/pkg-config
    checking pkg-config is at least version 0.9.0... yes
    checking for DEPS... yes
    checking whether to enable maintainer-specific portions of Makefiles... no
    checking for style of include used by make... none
    checking for g++... no
    checking for c++... no
    checking for gpp... no
    checking for aCC... no
    checking for CC... no
    checking for cxx... no
    checking for cc++... no
    checking for cl.exe... no
    checking for FCC... no
    checking for KCC... no
    checking for RCC... no
    checking for xlC_r... no
    checking for xlC... no
    checking for C++ compiler default output file name...
    configure: error: C++ compiler cannot create executables
    See `config.log' for more details.

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    Default Re: trying to compile tar.gz ./config help

    make sure you have gcc/gcc++,kernel sources & make installed,these can be found on the install media/repo

    Andy
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    Default Re: trying to compile tar.gz ./config help

    thanks
    where do i get this repo?

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    Default Re: trying to compile tar.gz ./config help

    If you didn't use the dvd install,as almost everything is on the dvd, add this to your repo list ftp://ftp.gwdg.de/pub/opensuse/distr...oss/suse/i586/ change as necessary for your arch

    Andy
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    To do is to be = Descartes.
    Do be do be do = Frank Sinatra

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    Default Re: trying to compile tar.gz ./config help

    thanks got it working

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    Default Re: trying to compile tar.gz ./config help

    Excellent,glad you're now sorted.Now enjoy

    Andy
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    To do is to be = Descartes.
    Do be do be do = Frank Sinatra

    SuSE user since 7.0,Linux user since 1994

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