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Old 06-13-2008, 02:33 AM   #1
barunparichha
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pckage "cairo" required by cairo" not found


i want to install gtk in mymachine. while invoking "./configure" I am getting "package cairo required by cairo not found. What to do now.

I have cairo version 1.6.4. I have also checked my cairo.pc file under /usr/lib/pkgconfig and libraries. I think have got all of them in my machine.
What to do now ?

i HAVE ALREADY TRIED "UPDATEDB"

Any help will be appreciated.
 
Old 06-13-2008, 02:36 AM   #2
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try updating the PKG_CONFIG_PATH to /usr/lib/pkgconfig
Or try installing the newer version of cairo if available.
 
Old 06-13-2008, 02:50 AM   #3
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Do you have a reason for building GTK+ from source, rather than using pre-built packages?
 
Old 06-25-2008, 09:02 AM   #4
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the reason was that i had gtk version 1.4 but my application required 2.0.

I downloaded the tar source from net and resolved the problem.
 
Old 06-25-2008, 09:29 AM   #5
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Your distro should have had packages for both GTK+ 1.x and 2.x.
 
  


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