[rrd-users] problem compiling under slackware64

David OBrien David.OBrien at peak10.com
Fri Oct 23 20:52:57 CEST 2009

The main error is that ...
	checking for C compiler default output file name...
	configure: error: in `/usr/src/rrdtool-1.3.8':
	configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables

You don't have a C++ compiler on there. You need to install the gcc-c++ package or the Slackware equivalent

-----Original Message-----
From: rrd-users-bounces at lists.oetiker.ch [mailto:rrd-users-bounces at lists.oetiker.ch] On Behalf Of kamszot
Sent: Friday, October 23, 2009 14:51
To: rrd-users at lists.oetiker.ch
Subject: Re: [rrd-users] problem compiling under slackware64

David OBrien-4 wrote:
> Somehow the OP's initial post didn't make it to the list.. at least I
> never received it
> I followed the link in the signature and the entire thing is there.
> Guess nabble doesn't play right.
> Well, then ... How about posting some relevant passages of the ./configure
> log? Providing information about the dependant libraries installed? Giving
> the configure command line you used?
> Oh, and not to mention providing at least the information of uname -a ;-)

uname -a:
Linux #1 SMP Sun Oct 11 21:33:27 CEST 2009 x86_64
AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4200+ AuthenticAMD GNU/Linux

my first post:


i have problem compiling rrdtool-1.3.8 under slackware64-13.0 (64bit):

root at rtr:/usr/src/rrdtool-1.3.8# ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/rrdtool
--localstatedir=/var --sysconfdir=/etc --enable-perl-site-install
checking build system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu
checking host system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu
checking target system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu
checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/ginstall -c
checking whether build environment is sane... yes
checking for a thread-safe mkdir -p... /usr/bin/mkdir -p
checking for gawk... gawk
checking whether make sets $(MAKE)... yes
checking whether to enable maintainer-specific portions of Makefiles... no

Audit Compilation Environment
checking for gcc... gcc
checking for C compiler default output file name...
configure: error: in `/usr/src/rrdtool-1.3.8':
configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables
See `config.log' for more details.

config.log ends with:


## ----------- ##
## confdefs.h. ##
## ----------- ##

#define PACKAGE_NAME "rrdtool"
#define PACKAGE_TARNAME "rrdtool"
#define PACKAGE_VERSION "1.3.8"
#define PACKAGE_STRING "rrdtool 1.3.8"
#define PACKAGE "rrdtool"
#define VERSION "1.3.8"

configure: exit 77

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