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Old 10-08-2006, 06:14 AM   #1
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How to adjust PKG_CONFIG_PATH - fontconfig-2.4.0 config error

I'm tyring to install fontconfig-2.4.0, but i'm getting the following error when I run ./compile

No package 'libxml-2.0' found

Consider adjusting the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable if you
installed software in a non-standard prefix.
I have already installed libxml so that's not the problem. Can someone explain how I ajdust PKG_CONFIG_PATH and what I adjust it too? I guess I need to tell it the path of libxml if it can't find it.

Sorry if this should be posted in the newbie forum! Thanks all.
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You must adjust PKG_CONFIG_PATH to point to the directroy where libxml-2.0.pc is. If you installed libxml from source without the --prefix option then it should be in /usr/local/lib/pkgconfig. So before running ./configure for fontconfig you have to use:
export PKG_CONFIG_PATH=/usr/local/lib/pkgconfig:$PKG_CONFIG_PATH
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Thank you very much this helped me out a lot. Finally can move forward with the RRD Tool install.


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