C compiler cannot create executables

I ran ./configure to install Postgresql-8.3.0 on Linux Mint 4.0 (Daryna)/Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon and got the error
checking for C compiler default output file name... configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables
To fix it simply do an
apt-get install build-essential
as recommended here or, as minimal fix:
apt-get install libc6-dev
as recommendedhere (in the comments).
Btw., this is my first post using flockas a blog editor on Linux. It's not Windows Live Writer but it works fine.

Posted: 09 March 2008

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