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Posted by:beakmyn
Subject:Error Message - C compiler cannot create executables
Date:22:47:08 18/02/2006

> Hello All ---
>
> I am new to Kismet and relatively new to Linux. While attempting to run ./configure I receive the following error message:
>
> [ERROR]
>
> checking for C compiler default output file name... configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables
>
> [/ERROR]
>
> When I open the config.log file, it looks to me like it is erroring out here:
>
> [ERROR]
>
> /usr/bin/ld: crt1.o: No such file: No such file or directory
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> configure:1778: $? = 1
> configure: failed program was:
>
> [/ERROR]
>
> I have no idea what this means. Can anyone shed some light on how I can correct this error?
>
> Thanks for any and all replies.

I'm no expert but I believe you don't have all the required files installed for your compiler.

Try installing build-essentials using your distro's package management tool.
I'm speaking from a Ubuntu (Debian) P.O.V.


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