Dirk Dot Net

Creator of useful things. Based in Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand.

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 recommended here (in the comments).
Btw., this is my first post using flock as a blog editor on Linux. It's not Windows Live Writer but it works fine.