Installing CVS (without X Tools) - newbie

Jul 27, 2008
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Hi there,

MAC OS X 10.3.9 (Debian)

I do not have XTools installed, neither do I have the installation disk and nore do I have enough bandwidth to install a 1 GIG file of xTools. All I need is CVS. On top of that, I'm a newbie with this :rolleyes:

Now, after downloading cvs-1.11.2.tar.gz I ran the following:

% tar xvzf cvs.1.11.2.tar.gz 
% cd cvs-1.11.2 
% ./configure --without-gssapi
And the following output was given:

creating cache ./config.cache
checking for a BSD compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
checking whether build environment is sane... yes
checking for gawk... no
checking for mawk... no
checking for nawk... no
checking for awk... awk
checking whether make sets ${MAKE}... no
checking for prefix by checking for cvs... no
checking for gcc... no
checking for cc... no
configure: error: no acceptable cc found in $PATH

Question 1: I really just need cvs.. but I realise I need some kind of c compiler. Do I have to install ALL the tools I do not have (gawk, mawk, ... ,cc), or just cc?

Question 2: Is there some magic command to install cc (and others) ? For example, I enter in '% magic-command cc' and off it goes to the internet, downloads cc and installs it for me?

Thanks in advance,


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