Install Trouble

Jeffrey A Law law@cygnus.com
Wed Jun 30 15:43:00 GMT 1999


  In message < 0C8DC31BEB22D211ACF900805F65310D6746BF@email.iitri.org >you write:
  > I'm trying to install ecgs on our sun-solaris machine and I keep getting
  > a "fatal error".
  >  
  > The reason I'm installing this is for a program called HT://Dig.  It's a
  > search engine we're trying to use but apparently we're missing a C++ or
  > G++ library.
  >  
  > I was told to install egcs to resolve this but as I mentioned, I'm
  > getting an error (actually a couple errors).  I get through
  > "./configure" with no problem, but then I run "make bootstrap" and it
  > runs through a bunch of stuff until finally I get:
egcs needs certain tools from the host environment, including ar, ranlib,
an assembler, etc.

You need to find out where those tools live on your system and make sure
that directory is in your path.

jeff



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