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Old 08-27-2006, 09:32 AM   #1
tomhanks
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Question Problem installing pygtk-2.9.0


I want to install this package on my fedora core 5 system.
It is a tar package. I untarred it.
Then now when I run the ./configure script, I get the following error.

checking pkg-config is at least version 0.9.0... yes
checking for PYGOBJECT... configure: error: Package requirements (pygobject-2.0 >= 2.10.0) were not met.
Consider adjusting the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable if you
installed software in a non-standard prefix.

Alternatively you may set the PYGOBJECT_CFLAGS and PYGOBJECT_LIBS environment variables
to avoid the need to call pkg-config. See the pkg-config man page for
more details.

I had configured the pygobject from the source and its version was 2.10.0.
I'm new to linux and don't know how to set these variables.
Plz help.

Last edited by tomhanks; 08-27-2006 at 09:35 AM.
 
Old 09-04-2006, 11:06 PM   #2
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To set environment variables you use the "export" command - so for example since you installed pygobject from source it was likely installed in /usr/local, but PKG_CONFIG_PATH is only finding the ones in /usr. To set it properly, run the following in a terminal right before ./configure for pygtk:
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export PKG_CONFIG_PATH=$PKG_CONFIG_PATH:/usr/local/lib/pkgconfig
 
Old 09-05-2006, 02:58 AM   #3
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How about just doing "yum install pygtk2".
 
  


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