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when the config script said it needed GLIB, it meant the source code to glib.
you seem to be confused.
Xmms comes with fedora core 2 !
and you can get xmms to play mp3's by installing XMMS-MP3 rpm from rpmfind.net or xmms's home page, just make sure the version number to xmms-mp3 matches the version number of xmms.
and just about everything with a devel in the name.
this will install all the source code in the correct places to compile almost anything.
when you have done this... re-try.
here is what i do to compile from source.
read any README or INSTALL files
optional './configure --help' (the output will give info on any config option you may choose to use)
./configure (with option parameters from ./configure --help)
99% of the time, you install source code via RPM
Binary Program name glibc-version
then the package you need to compile somthing which depends on glibc wil be glibc-devel
where devel is short for development.
you are about to hit a steep learning curve.i would recoment installing software by binary rpm, then start compiling yourself when you are more familiar with the inner workings of linux... but if you dont mind the extra reading you will be okay.
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My advice, as a newb, is to forget compiling. I have never gotten anything to compile or work. Your profile says you are using Mandrake 10.0. Why not just URPMI XMMS? That's what I did and it did the rest for me. Screw compiling.
his profile says mandrake, but he says fedora core 2.
and fedora core 2's xmms program has had its mp3 decoder removed, basically because or possible copyright issues.. mp3 is not free (whereas ogg is)
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Originally posted by Micro420 My advice, as a newb, is to forget compiling. I have never gotten anything to compile or work. Your profile says you are using Mandrake 10.0. Why not just URPMI XMMS? That's what I did and it did the rest for me. Screw compiling.
And if he ever uses a non-rpm based system, he won't know what to do..
I have NEVER used rpms. Compiling stuff isn't that hard, you just need to know your dependencies which are often listed in the documentation files.