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Old 05-07-2006, 07:43 AM   #1
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bwm_tools-0.2.3/freetype2


Hey, hopefully someone can help, im trying to install BWM TOOLS on a machine running ubuntu, when i do the ./configure it processes most things, but stops and says
Quote:
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* I could not find a working copy of freetype2. Check config.log for hints on why
this is the case. Maybe you need to set LDFLAGS and CPPFLAGS appropriately
so that compiler and the linker can find libfreetype and its header files. If
you have not installed freetype2, you can get it either from its original home on

http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/freetype/

You can find also find an archive copy on

http://people.ee.ethz.ch/~oetiker/we...dtool/pub/libs

The last tested version of freetype2 is 2.1.9.

LIBS=-lz -lm
LDFLAGS=
CPPFLAGS= -I/usr/include/freetype2

----------------------------------------------------------------------------
a dpkg -l reveals that its installed as such,

Quote:
ii freetype2 1.4pre.20030402-1.1 Dummy package for transition to libttf2
I've tried typing ./configure CPPFLAGS= -I/usr/local/include/freetype2 (location of where it apparently is installed too) with no previal

As you can prolly tell im not overly great with *nix, but any help would be appreciated

edit : actually the error is from rrdtool which is required for bwm tools

edit2 : after a few more attempts, using apt-get'n'what not im still stuck on rrdtools,

edit3 : got rrdtools installed finally, now bwm_tools errors on ... make

Quote:
Making all in bwm_firewall
make[2]: Entering directory `/tmp/bwm_tools-0.2.3/bwm_firewall'
make[3]: Entering directory `/tmp/bwm_tools-0.2.3'
make[3]: Leaving directory `/tmp/bwm_tools-0.2.3'
/bin/sh ../libtool --tag=CC --mode=link gcc -g -O2 -o bwm_firewall -pthread -lgthread-2.0 -lglib-2.0 -L/usr/lib -lxml2 -lz -lm -lpanel -lncurses -lmenu bwm_firewall-bwm_firewall.o ../lib/libbwm.la
gcc -g -O2 -o .libs/bwm_firewall bwm_firewall-bwm_firewall.o -pthread -L/usr/lib -lpanel -lncurses -lmenu ../lib/.libs/libbwm.so /usr/lib/libgthread-2.0.so -lpthread /usr/lib/libglib-2.0.so /usr/lib/libxml2.so -ldl -lz -lm -Wl,--rpath -Wl,/usr/local/lib
/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lpanel
collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
make[2]: *** [bwm_firewall] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory `/tmp/bwm_tools-0.2.3/bwm_firewall'
make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/tmp/bwm_tools-0.2.3'
make: *** [all] Error 2

Last edited by Netsplit; 05-07-2006 at 09:08 AM.
 
Old 05-08-2006, 02:36 AM   #2
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I install from source occasionally in debian. If something won't install after a little work I just forget about it and find another package that is part of debian.
 
Old 04-09-2008, 08:42 AM   #3
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BWM /usr/bin/ld issue

there is an issue with the BWM tools.
i am trying it on linux mint and have already tried it on ubuntu.
both are giving the same problem.
after giving make command i get:
=====================================================================
/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lpanel
collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
make[2]: *** [bwm_firewall] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/inspire/bwm/bwm_tools-0.3.0/bwm_firewall'
make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/inspire/bwm/bwm_tools-0.3.0'
make: *** [all] Error 2
=====================================================================

i have no idea of using ld command and even could not understand much of man page. and as the bin directory is binary it is impossible to manually find out why -lpanel is missing.
but after checking /usr/lib directory i found that there is a file called libpanel.so.5.
is this what is needed or any environment variable is unset.
i have tried setting up LD_LIBRARY_PATH to /usr/bin/ld and to /usr/lib.
both are not working.
if this is a debian or mint based problem then can this problem be solved using other distro. otherwise can you please suggest a good bandwidth management tool which can be used to limit the bandwidth on network for internet users?
thanks in advance.
 
  


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