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Compiling on SS5 w/Solaris 7 but not cc?

> Hello to all:
> I've gotten my SS5 installed with Solaris 7 and talking on the net.  My
> next battle is to install some basic apps, such as gcc and gzip.  Problem
> is, cc returns the message/error "/usr/ucb/cc:  language optional software
> package not installed" which, after some limited research, seems to be a
> popular problem with the compiler.
> Therefore, how do I get around Sun's included broken cc issue to perform
> successful compiles of apps?

The compiler is a "cost option" with Solaris.   You can file Solaris binaries
for gcc, etc., at

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