Last week, I was setting up Nginx and while compiling I encountered an error, which I was able to resolve as follows.
I thought to document so others can be benefited from it.
[root@chandan nginx-1.6.3]# ./configure --prefix=/apps/nginx --add-module=./ngx_cache_purge-2.3 --add-module=./headers-more-nginx-module-0.25/ checking for C compiler ... not found ./configure: error: C compiler cc is not found
This usually happens when you don’t have C/GCC compiler installed on your server. All you got to do is to install
gcc to resolve this.
# yum install gcc
If using CentOS 8 then you can use the DNF command.
# dnf install gcc
Once installed, you can verify as below.
# gcc gcc: fatal error: no input files compilation terminated. #
This has helped me and I hope you too. Learn more about Linux administration here.