Problem building OpenSSH

Corinna Vinschen
Mon Apr 22 07:34:00 GMT 2002

On Mon, Apr 22, 2002 at 07:14:36AM -0700, Karl M wrote:
> Hi All...
> It has been a long time since I built OpenSSH. When I cd into the source 
> directory and do the configure shown in the readme file, I get the 
> following.
> $ ./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc --libexecdir=/usr/sbin
> checking for gcc... gcc
> checking for C compiler default output... a.exe
> checking whether the C compiler works... configure: error: cannot run C 
> compiled programs.
> If you meant to cross compile, use `--host'.
> What do I have broken?

Check the file config.log to see what configure did.  It will show
you the problem.

> Also, I have in my notes using --with-pcre as a configure otion. Is that 
> needed (why/why not)?

Not needed.  OpenSSH isn't using any regex implementation anymore.


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