Help building gcc

Andrew Haley
Tue Feb 9 20:50:00 GMT 2010

On 02/09/2010 08:32 PM, afkoeppel wrote:
>> Andrew Haley wrote:
>>> On 02/09/2010 07:22 PM, afkoeppel wrote:
>>>> I am brand new to linux/unix and I am trying to install a program that
>>>> requires gfortran.  My understanding is that gfortran is part of gcc,
>>>> and
>>>> that I therefore need to install gcc to run it. 
>>> You almost certainly do not need to build gcc yourself to get gfortran.
>>> Most, if not all, Linux distributions provide gfortran as a pre-built
>>> package.  If you had told us which Linux distribution you were using,
>>> we might have been able to tell you how to install gfortran.
> Oh wait.  Disregard that.  I think it is openSUSE 11.0

OK, so I'm just hoping that someone who understands openSUSE is going to
respond.  Fingers crossed...


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