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Old 08-07-2003, 07:13 AM   #1
Rudebr00d
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Installing x-chat


Ok I'm trying to install xchat and I have encountered a a couple of problems. I tried both compiling the source as well as installing from RPM.

The source installation has given me the following error :
checking for GLIB - version >= 2.0.3... no
*** Could not run GLIB test program, checking why...
*** The test program failed to compile or link. See the file config.log for the
*** exact error that occured. This usually means GLIB is incorrectly installed.
configure: error: "Cannot find glib"

I'm guessing that I need GLIB (I'm assuming are a bunch of library files). Is there is anything aside from finding that and just installing/compiling.

The rpm installation gave me a different error however:
gtk2 is needefd by xchat.2.0.4-0
libcrypto is needed by xchat2.0.4-0
libssl.so.4 is needec by xchat2.0.4-0

What do I need to do to fix these errors as well?

Thanks in advance.
 
Old 08-07-2003, 07:37 AM   #2
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it'd be easier for you to just install from RPM, but if you do want to install from source you'll need to install glib-devel to be able to actually *compile* using glib. if you do "rpm -qa | grep glib" you should see the currently installed packages, so install the complementry -devel pacakge for glib.
 
Old 08-07-2003, 06:52 PM   #3
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The output of that command was:

$ rpm -qa | grep glib
glibc-2.3.1-10mdk
libglib1.2-1.2.10-6mdk
libglib2.0_0-2.2.1-1mdk
glibc-devel-2.3.1-10mdk
glibc-i18ndata-2.3.1-10mdk

now does this mean that glibc-devel is currently installed or is available for me to install?
 
  


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