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Error Running cc to Compile C Code: "/usr/ucb/cc: language optional package not installed" (Doc ID 1011517.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 03, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Solaris Studio - Version Forte Developer 6 Update 2 to 12.3 [Release 6.0 to 12]
Solaris Operating System - Version 8.0 to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 8.0 to 10.0]
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (32-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86 (32-bit)

Symptoms

Running cc to compile C code produces the error message:

/usr/ucb/cc: language optional software package not installed.

Changes

The problem occurs only one Solaris 10 and earlier. Solaris 11 does not ship /usr/ucb/cc.

Cause

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