I unpacked xine but during ./configure, the terminal generated an error.
It returned, missing gcc compiler.
Create your own thread instead of hijacking someone else's.
Regarding the problem, you need to have a compiler installed before you can convert the source code into a binary. It's way easier if you get a binary, avoiding the need to compile it. This link has third-party sites that offer binaries of xine: http://xinehq.de/index.php/releases#binaries
Or if you have Ubuntu/Debian (which I assume you don't, since you're posting in a SuSE thread), all you have to run is a couple of commands: