configure: error: no acceptable cc found in $PATH

Faber Fedor faberfedor at
Tue Jan 23 17:51:45 GMT 2001

What I did was simply to set up a symlink between gcc and /usr/ucb/cc, like

ln -s /usr/local/bin/gcc /usr/ucb/cc

and all is well (assuming, of course, that your gcc is in /usr/local/bin :-)


--- Super-User <masweeney at> wrote:
> Hi,
> First I would like to mention that my UNIX skills suck, but I have been
> tasked with getting Samba installed on my Solaris 8.0 Intel platform.
> I have installed all the latest patches and the gcc complier from
> and setup my $PATH env. I have been successful
> compling other apps such as Tomcat and Apache, but for what ever resaon
> I can get the ./configure to run in order to get my make file.


> Now if I run cc from the same location I  get this
> # cc
> /usr/ucb/cc:  language optional software package not installed
> Any Ideas?
> Thanks a bunch


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