error: *** libX11 not found. when installing GTK+-2.18.7
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Thx. I've tried both possibilities. I now get a conflict for GLib:
checking for GLIB - version >= 2.21.3...
*** 'pkg-config --modversion glib-2.0' returned 2.22.4, but GLIB (2.12.3)
*** was found! If pkg-config was correct, then it is best
*** to remove the old version of GLib. You may also be able to fix the error
*** by modifying your LD_LIBRARY_PATH enviroment variable, or by editing
*** /etc/ld.so.conf. Make sure you have run ldconfig if that is
*** required on your system.
*** If pkg-config was wrong, set the environment variable PKG_CONFIG_PATH
*** to point to the correct configuration files
The most recent installed GLIB configuration is located in '/usr/local/lib.pckconfig'; the original one in '/usr/lib/pkgconfig'.
Or edit /etc/ld.so.conf and run ldconfig to make the change permanent. If this does not help, configure probably uses the old headers. In this case you should post config.log or configure.log so that we can help you.
Distribution: pclos2015, Slack14.1 DebWheezy, +50+ other Linux OS, for test only.
Please tell the purpose of installing new versions
of GLib, Pixman, Cairo, ATK, Pango and Gtk.
This is not an easy thing to handle. The system versions
are still present and will most certain disturb compiling.
If you against all odds get something build, it may also
be difficult to point to the required run time versions.
Unless all other dependencies also have a separate path.
And the new versions may trash the 500 installed applications
depending on the system versions. ( All gnome, etc.)
The usual approach is to configure all the new ones with e.g.
--prefix=/usr/local/glib2224/ . Then they will do no harm.