[postgis-users] C compiler cannot create executables UBUNTU-SERVER

Frederick Ross madhadron at gmail.com
Thu Nov 16 05:49:38 PST 2006

You need to install the development tools, which are not default on
Ubuntu.  The package is build-essentials.  You may have to add a few
things on top of that, but configure should complain about them

On 11/16/06, Benny Jonsson <benny.jonsson at ilr.uni-bonn.de> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have some problem with installing postgis under UBUNTU. I'm using this
> howto
> http://postgis.refractions.net/support/wiki/index.php?PostgisOnUbuntu
> but i get the following error:
> checking for C compiler default output file name... configure: error: C
> compiler cannot create executables
> when i execute
> ./configure
> Anyone have a clue?
>    /Benny
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Frederick Ross
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The Rockefeller University
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