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Old 10-22-2007, 08:14 PM   #1
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Compiling stellarium: cmake returns "CURL was not found"

Hi -

I'm trying to compile Stellarium in Ubuntu 7.10 (64 bit version) on an hp pavillion zv6000, and when I run the cmake command, I get the following output:

$ cmake .
-- Found Qt-Version 4.3.2
-- Found PNG: /usr/lib/
-- Found JPEG: /usr/lib/
-- Found FreeType2: library: /usr/lib/, include path: /usr/include/freetype2
-- CURL was not found. Make sure CURL_LIBRARY and CURL_INCLUDE_DIR are set.
-- Configuring done
-- Generating done
-- Build files have been written to: /home/charles/Desktop/stellarium-0.9.0

I've scoured google, the ubuntu forums,, etc., and only found one thread (no reply) with the same problem. I ran "sudo apt-get install curl", because I thought the problem was that the package curl was not installed, but after installing the curl package I got the exact same output. I haven't got any ideas outside of installing the curl package.
Old 10-22-2007, 08:25 PM   #2
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Is there any specific reason that you are actually compiling this? It's in the repos.
Old 10-23-2007, 01:02 AM   #3
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Well the program isn't so important, my goal is to compile & run a program from a tarball. I just picked a program, and I'm trying to work through all the steps... but I hit a brick wall with this step.


curl, curllibrary, ubuntu

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