Fixed: C compiler cannot create executables

Michel Salim hircus at
Fri Sep 26 14:07:22 PDT 2008

On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 5:45 AM, Otto Roberson Bertsch
<otto.roberson at> wrote:
> Thanks to Ryan for his very rapid and effective response!
> The culprit was that /usr/local/ was not a directory but instead a file.
> That's very strange, but a sudo mv /usr/local /usr/local-off got me going
> again.
Wonder if at some point /usr/local got erased, and then some script
did a 'touch /usr/local' on your system, recreating it as a file.

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