compiling C on terminal?

Discussion in 'Mac Programming' started by Simi131, May 2, 2009.

  1. Simi131 macrumors newbie

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    May 2, 2009
    #1
    Hey, I'm new to programming and was trying to compile a simple helloworld.c program on terminal. But when I entered gcc helloworld.c, I get

    /usr/bin/ld: /usr/lib/gcc/i686-apple-darwin8/4.0.1/../../../libSystem.dylib unknown flags (type) of section 6 (__TEXT,__literal16) in load command 0
    collect2: ld returned 1 exit status

    Any ideas?

    ................

    nevermind, I just needed to reinstall the developer tools, lol.
     
  2. NRose8989 macrumors 6502a

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    Feb 6, 2008
    #2
    Do you have Xcode tools installed? Specifically the GCC compiler?

    Just by the looks of it, it looks like it's looking for GCC in your PATH but it's not finding it.
     

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