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I try to compile the dbus 1.4.16 and i get the following error during the configuration:
checking for accept4... yes
checking abstract socket namespace... no
checking for pkg-config... (cached) /usr/local/bin/pkg-config
checking pkg-config is at least version 0.9.0... yes
checking for XML_ParserCreate_MM in -lexpat... no
configure: error: Could not find expat.h, check config.log for failed attempts
I installed expat successfully. The libraries are installed at the following directory:
In your dummy.c, you are able to find the header, in /usr/include/ (NOT /usr/local/include), because that's where it normally lives. What happens when you modify it to /usr/local/include/expat.h ?
However, you have a link-time error without -L, because the compiler is trying to find libexpat in the wrong directory. You can add /usr/local/lib to the config files in /etc/ld.so.conf.d/, if you want to include that path in the library search without an explicit -L flag.
Last edited by jhwilliams; 11-25-2011 at 03:39 AM.
Thank you for your help. I could compile DBus successfully with the following commands:
It would be interesting why the compiler cannot explicitly find the -lexpat library. As I said, I have a entry in the ld.so.conf file for that and I run the ldconfig command. The ldconfig -p command shows also that the library is in the cache.
What other possibilities are there that the linker (ld) does find the library?
Ok I ignore that at the moment. Maybe it is the toolchain I am using on my embedded device which is running on a ATOM (Intel) architecture. I used the LFS 6.7 Book to compile a fully functional Toolchain. Then i copied this toolchain on the embedded device to compile several diffrent programs. For a webinterface i needed the PHP Zend compiler. Now i need the AVAHI libraries for the mDNS and DNS-SD services. It was a little bit a pain in the *peep* until i figured out how to use the toolchain in a such way. I didn't want to compile the whole gcc & libc stuff again on the embedded device. So for now it is a quite good way with the Toolchain from CHAPTER 5 (LFS BOOK).