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How to Resolve the Error: "configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables" when installing the ODBC Driver Manager? (Doc ID 1499876.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 06, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle ODBC Driver - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


After extracting the files for the Unix ODBC Driver Manager, one of the first commands to execute is the "configure" command
which validates the environment. When doing so, the following error may appear when attempting to build the
32-bit version of the Driver Manager on a 64-bit platform.

> ./configure
configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables



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