libpci is not present/sufficient
I am new with Linux. I am tryign to compile flashrom on Centos but keep on getting below error although I had installed the pciutils.
Anyone can advice me what I can do?
[root@localhost flashrom-0.9.6]# make
Checking for a C compiler... found.
Target arch is x86
Target OS is Linux
Checking for libpci headers... found.
Checking if libpci is present and sufficient... no.
Checking if libz+libpci are present and sufficient...no.
Please install libpci (package pciutils) and/or libz.
first what version of CentOS ?
The current is CentOS 6.3
Also to build programs you need ( ether the source code) or the headers
the headers are in the *-devel.rpm packages
for most normal everyday programs you MUST have the basic development packages installed
"yum" make this easy
the normal basic needed are
--- and a good thing to have ,but not a MUST HAVE ? most of the time---
-- and if any source code is using the GTK Gnome desktop
"Desktop Platform Development"
--- and for centos 5 -- changed in 6
And can be installed using yum
also a very good thing to have installed ( if not already ) is
"Graphical Administrative Tools"
My Centos version is:
CentOS release 6.3 (Final)
CentOS release 6.3 (Final)
I already install as recommended but, I still doesn't seems able to install it.
Or is it possible that this is cause by my pciutils?
You are also aware that CentOS like RHEL ( Red Hat Enterprise Linux )
is very conservative as in it is not the "newest of the new"
the main goal of RHEL is stability and this necessitates the use of older versions of programs ( with current security and bug fixes added)
rhel ( cent) locked the version of every program before 6.0 came out in July 2011 .
and the magor versions will NOT change over the 7 to 10 year life span of the OS
building very new software on rhel( cent) can be a challenge sometimes
You did read the README file in the source code
but if the current cent version is too OLD ( supported but older ) then you will have a very hard time of building it
That is the flashrom version i am trying to compile!
I had try what I can. Getting the pciutils, ftdi/usb installed. No idea what else should be done...
so you are using a 64 bit box
and the program is looking for the 32 bit versions
install the 32 bit versions of the prerequisites and the needed headers
in a yum search you will see the x86_64 and the i 686
install the i686 / i586 versions
Thank you for advice. Problem resolved - I just notice that I have pciutils-3.1.4-11.el6.x86_64 and pciutils-devel.i686 installed.
I uninstalled pciutils-devel.i686 and install pciutils-devel.x86_64 and problem goes away.
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