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Old 02-03-2005, 09:16 PM   #1
wmustudent99
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Problems with PKG-Config


I seem to be having lots of problems compile stuff because I get an error with PKG-Config every time.

Here is an example. When I try to install airsnort

checking for gtk+-2.0 >= 2.0.0... Package gtk+-2.0 was not found in the pkg-config search path.
Perhaps you should add the directory containing `gtk+-2.0.pc'
to the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable
No package 'gtk+-2.0' found

I have checked Yast and gtk+-2.0 is installed.

Thanks
 
Old 02-04-2005, 03:00 AM   #2
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i think you should find in which directory gtk+-2.0.pc file is under and then do:
export PKG_CONFIG_PATH=(full path of the directory which the *.pc file is under, in my SuSE is under /usr/lib/pkgconfig)

then do

echo $PKG_CONFIG_PATH
it should print the path for the environment variable. You can do this also before you do "export" to see in which dir the variable was set.
 
Old 02-04-2005, 04:34 AM   #3
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on suse you will have to have gtk2-devel installed (it should be named something along those lines) to have the .pc file on your system.
 
  


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