Debian and C dev stuff...

Sam Couter sam at
Tue Mar 25 21:49:23 EST 2003

Peter Lavender <plaven at> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I'm mucking about iwth a bit of C on a debian system.  
> I don't think that I have all the required stuff installed, so I just
> after the required packages to apt-get install.  :)

'apt-get install build-essential' will get you the bare minimum needed
to build a "Hello World" type package: gcc, binutils, make, maybe a few
of their friends.

You may want manpages and manpages-dev for documentation.
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