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Old 04-02-2004, 11:20 AM   #1
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Angry GNOME 2.6 compilation problem


Hi Guys,
I have downloaded the sources for GNOME 2.6 and am trying to compile it according to the Instructions

However, I have run into problems where I try to compile libIDL: the ./configure script says that it cannot find glib-2.0 >= 1.3.7. This happens even though I have successfully compiled glib2 before this.

Any ideas?

thankx in advance...
 
Old 04-02-2004, 12:18 PM   #2
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So where did you install glib? If you didn't ./configure --prefix-/somewhere it will install in the default location, /usr/local , which brings me to the next questions, what is your PKG_CONFIG_PATH? To find out, type in
echo $PKG_CONFIG_PATH
and if its not set, set it as a list of all the pkgconfig folders on your computer. This does it for me.
export PKG_CONFIG_PATH=/usr/lib/pkgconfig:/usr/local/lib/pkgconfig:/usr/X11R6/lib/pkgconfig
 
Old 04-02-2004, 06:59 PM   #3
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OK I tried that and still got the same error.
And it gives this error:
checking for glib-2.0 >= 1.3.7... Package glib-2.0 was not found in the pkg-config search path.
Perhaps you should add the directory containing `glib-2.0.pc'
to the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable
No package 'glib-2.0' found

configure: error: Library requirements (glib-2.0 >= 1.3.7) not met; consider adjusting the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable if your libraries are in a nonstandard prefix so pkg-config can find them.


so did
$ locate *.pc
and it did not return glib-2.0.pc in the list. I wonder whether the glib compile is even producing this file

Ahy ideas?

Thankx in advance...
 
  


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