failed ZopeSkel

Johnpaul Burbank jpburbank at
Sat Oct 27 17:16:36 UTC 2007

Thank you for looking at my problem. But, I do have a working gcc. I  
used it to build python 2.4.4. The following command gives  
information on my current gcc. But this does give me a direction to  
look to.

$ gcc -v
Reading specs from /usr/lib/gcc/powerpc-apple-darwin8/4.0.0/specs
Configured with: /private/var/tmp/gcc/gcc-4061.obj~8/src/configure -- 
disable-checking --prefix=/usr --mandir=/share/man --enable- 
languages=c,objc,c++,obj-c++ --program-transform-name=/^[cg][^+.-]*$/ 
s/$/-4.0/ --with-gxx-include-dir=/include/gcc/darwin/4.0/c++ -- 
build=powerpc-apple-darwin8 --host=powerpc-apple-darwin8 -- 
Thread model: posix
gcc version 4.0.0 20041026 (Apple Computer, Inc. build 4061)

On Oct 27, 2007, at 3:13 AM, Wichert Akkerman wrote:

> Previously Johnpaul Burbank wrote:
>> In an attempt to get better aligned with Plone 3 I am trying to get
>> ZopeSkel ala "Professional Plone Development". Unfortunatley I am
>> running into an error. When I enter into the command line,
>>     easy_install ZopeSkel
>> I get errors. Below is the output with out a large part of the body
>> taken out for brevity. Also, this is being run on OS/X 10.4, python
>> 2.4.4. Thank you.
> [.. snip ..]
>>     gcc: installation problem, cannot exec 'i686-apple-darwin8-
>> gcc-4.0.0': No such file or directory
> looks like you don't have a working C compiler installed. You need to
> install that first.
> Wichert.
> -- 
> Wichert Akkerman <wichert at>    It is simple to make things.
>                   It is hard to make things  
> simple.

Johnpaul Burbank
Content Management Solutions
jpburbank at

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