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Old 03-28-2005, 01:40 AM   #1
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pkg-config


i was trying to ./configure a program and i got this error...

checking for pkg-config... no
*** The pkg-config script could not be found. Make sure it is
*** in your path, or set the PKG_CONFIG environment variable
*** to the full path to pkg-config.
*** Or see 'the web address.. i cant paste it cuz i dont have 5 posts' to get pkg-config.
configure: error: Library requirements (
libgnomeui-2.0
gconf-2.0
libglade-2.0
) not met; consider adjusting the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable if your libraries are in a nonstandard prefix so pkg-config can find them.


i then went to the link and downloaded and installed the pkg-config ... but i downloaded it to my 'home' dir and just installed it there .. so the directory is ' /home/sinXposed/pkgconfig-0.15.0' .. i tried to ./configure again and it gave me the same error .. do i need to install pkconfig to another folder.. or can i change something so where the link is to where i installed it to.
 
Old 03-28-2005, 01:44 AM   #2
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what distro
 
Old 03-28-2005, 01:46 AM   #3
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suse 9.2 ... im running GNOME 2.6

linux:/home/sinXposed/Documents/gTweakUI-0.4.0 # echo $PKG_CONFIG_PATH
/opt/gnome/lib/pkgconfig


in that folder there is like 10 .pc files ... like gaim gconf .. etc ... if it helps at all
 
Old 03-28-2005, 01:56 AM   #4
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check with Yast and make sure you have pkg-config installed, according to configure you don't have it ( notice it is asking for the PKG_CONFIG env. variable not PKG_CONFIG_PATH) or type "pkg-config" in a terminal, if you get a command not found error, most likely you are missing it. you can compile it (pkg-config) from source, but you need to install it somewhere that the system can pick it up ( or set your environmental variables to point to it - there are always multiple ways of doing things so sorry if I sound a little confusing). The easiest way would be use Yast, if you have to configure it, Suse probably puts it in /opt/gnome ( e.g. ./configure --prefix=/opt/gnome) with all of the rest of gnome.
 
Old 03-28-2005, 02:19 AM   #5
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i downloaded pkg-config ... and then it was in my home dir.. extracted it.. and then ran

./configure
make
make install

im not sure if everything worked or not.. it didnt say ERROR.. but i dont know how its suppose to look.. what does this all mean..

Code:
linux:/home/sinXposed/pkgconfig-0.15.0 # make install
Making install in glib-1.2.8
make[1]: Entering directory `/home/sinXposed/pkgconfig-0.15.0/glib-1.2.8'
Making install in .
make[2]: Entering directory `/home/sinXposed/pkgconfig-0.15.0/glib-1.2.8'
make[3]: Entering directory `/home/sinXposed/pkgconfig-0.15.0/glib-1.2.8'
make[3]: Nothing to be done for `install-exec-am'.
make[3]: Nothing to be done for `install-data-am'.
make[3]: Leaving directory `/home/sinXposed/pkgconfig-0.15.0/glib-1.2.8'
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/sinXposed/pkgconfig-0.15.0/glib-1.2.8'
Making install in gmodule
make[2]: Entering directory `/home/sinXposed/pkgconfig-0.15.0/glib-1.2.8/gmodule'
make[3]: Entering directory `/home/sinXposed/pkgconfig-0.15.0/glib-1.2.8/gmodule'
make[3]: Nothing to be done for `install-exec-am'.
make[3]: Nothing to be done for `install-data-am'.
make[3]: Leaving directory `/home/sinXposed/pkgconfig-0.15.0/glib-1.2.8/gmodule'
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/sinXposed/pkgconfig-0.15.0/glib-1.2.8/gmodule'
Making install in gthread
make[2]: Entering directory `/home/sinXposed/pkgconfig-0.15.0/glib-1.2.8/gthread'
make[3]: Entering directory `/home/sinXposed/pkgconfig-0.15.0/glib-1.2.8/gthread'
make[3]: Nothing to be done for `install-exec-am'.
make[3]: Nothing to be done for `install-data-am'.
make[3]: Leaving directory `/home/sinXposed/pkgconfig-0.15.0/glib-1.2.8/gthread'
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/sinXposed/pkgconfig-0.15.0/glib-1.2.8/gthread'
Making install in docs
make[2]: Entering directory `/home/sinXposed/pkgconfig-0.15.0/glib-1.2.8/docs'
make[3]: Entering directory `/home/sinXposed/pkgconfig-0.15.0/glib-1.2.8/docs'
make[3]: Nothing to be done for `install-exec-am'.
make[3]: Nothing to be done for `install-data-am'.
make[3]: Leaving directory `/home/sinXposed/pkgconfig-0.15.0/glib-1.2.8/docs'
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/sinXposed/pkgconfig-0.15.0/glib-1.2.8/docs'
Making install in tests
make[2]: Entering directory `/home/sinXposed/pkgconfig-0.15.0/glib-1.2.8/tests'
make[3]: Entering directory `/home/sinXposed/pkgconfig-0.15.0/glib-1.2.8/tests'
make[3]: Nothing to be done for `install-exec-am'.
make[3]: Nothing to be done for `install-data-am'.
make[3]: Leaving directory `/home/sinXposed/pkgconfig-0.15.0/glib-1.2.8/tests'
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/sinXposed/pkgconfig-0.15.0/glib-1.2.8/tests'
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/sinXposed/pkgconfig-0.15.0/glib-1.2.8'
make[1]: Entering directory `/home/sinXposed/pkgconfig-0.15.0'
make[2]: Entering directory `/home/sinXposed/pkgconfig-0.15.0'
/bin/sh ./mkinstalldirs /usr/local/bin
 /bin/sh ./libtool  --mode=install /usr/bin/install -c  pkg-config /usr/local/bin/pkg-config
/usr/bin/install -c pkg-config /usr/local/bin/pkg-config
make  install-man1
make[3]: Entering directory `/home/sinXposed/pkgconfig-0.15.0'
/bin/sh ./mkinstalldirs /usr/local/man/man1
 /usr/bin/install -c -m 644 ./pkg-config.1 /usr/local/man/man1/pkg-config.1
make[3]: Leaving directory `/home/sinXposed/pkgconfig-0.15.0'
/bin/sh ./mkinstalldirs /usr/local/share/aclocal
 /usr/bin/install -c -m 644 ./pkg.m4 /usr/local/share/aclocal/pkg.m4
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/sinXposed/pkgconfig-0.15.0'
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/sinXposed/pkgconfig-0.15.0'
and then i try to type pkg-config and still get this.

linux:/home/sinXposed/Documents/gTweakUI-0.4.0 # pkg-config
bash: pkg-config: command not found

im retarted guys... sorry

i tried to use YAST .. but to import a file in there it has to be like a .sel .. and i couldnt find pkg-config as an rpm or .sel or anything else besides a .tar.gz ...

when i still search in yast for "pkg" .. nothing shows up

Last edited by sinXposed; 03-28-2005 at 02:22 AM.
 
Old 03-28-2005, 02:33 AM   #6
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forget that last post.. if i would have searched for 2 more seconds i found a pkgconfig rpm ... but i now get another error..

Code:
checking for
        libgnomeui-2.0
        gconf-2.0
        libglade-2.0
... Package libgnomeui-2.0 was not found in the pkg-config search path.
Perhaps you should add the directory containing `libgnomeui-2.0.pc'
to the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable
No package 'libgnomeui-2.0' found
 
configure: error: Library requirements (
        libgnomeui-2.0
        gconf-2.0
        libglade-2.0
) not met; consider adjusting the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable if your libraries are in a nonstandard prefix so pkg-config can find them.

i went to yast and it shows i have libgnomeui-2.0 installed...

but when i goto /opt/gnome/lib/pkgconfig .. i have a lot of files but libgnomeui-2.0.pc .. can i just download that file somewhere and stick it in there or does it have important info that is signifigant to each comp.. i dont know why it shows that i have it installed in yast but the .pc file isnt there..??
 
Old 03-28-2005, 02:43 AM   #7
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on rpm distro's, packages are split into two parts. you already have the libgnomeui-x.x.x package, it contains the libgnomeui libraries needed by programs to run. there will be another package called libgnomeui-x.x.x-devel - thats the one you need, it will have the headers, pkg-config files, any scripts etc... needed for compiling against the libgnomeui libraries.

edit: for your pkg-config problem above where you did ./configure, make, make install, some distro's don't have /usr/local/bin set in the PATH by default, so even though it was installed the system wouldn't know. echo your PATH and see if /usr/local/bin shows in the list.

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Old 03-28-2005, 03:02 AM   #8
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i tired to use a libgnomeui devel ifound on rpmfind... and this is what happened..

linux:/home/sinXposed # rpm -ivh libgnomeui-devel-2.6.2-1.i386.rpm
warning: libgnomeui-devel-2.6.2-1.i386.rpm: V3 DSA signature: NOKEY, key ID 30c9ecf8
error: Failed dependencies:
GConf2-devel >= 2.3.0 is needed by libgnomeui-devel-2.6.2-1
ORBit2-devel >= 2.6.0 is needed by libgnomeui-devel-2.6.2-1
esound-devel is needed by libgnomeui-devel-2.6.2-1
esound-devel >= 1:0.2.27 is needed by libgnomeui-devel-2.6.2-1
glib2-devel >= 2.2.0 is needed by libgnomeui-devel-2.6.2-1
gnome-vfs2-devel >= 2.5.3 is needed by libgnomeui-devel-2.6.2-1
gtk2-devel >= 2.2.0 is needed by libgnomeui-devel-2.6.2-1
libart_lgpl-devel >= 2.3.8 is needed by libgnomeui-devel-2.6.2-1
libbonobo-devel >= 2.3.6-2 is needed by libgnomeui-devel-2.6.2-1
libbonoboui-devel >= 2.3.6 is needed by libgnomeui-devel-2.6.2-1
libglade2-devel >= 2.0.0 is needed by libgnomeui-devel-2.6.2-1
libgnome-devel >= 2.2.0 is needed by libgnomeui-devel-2.6.2-1
libgnomecanvas-devel >= 2.0.0 is needed by libgnomeui-devel-2.6.2-1
libgnomeui = 2.6.2 is needed by libgnomeui-devel-2.6.2-1
libxml2-devel >= 2.5 is needed by libgnomeui-devel-2.6.2-1
pango-devel >= 1.2.0 is needed by libgnomeui-devel-2.6.2-1
zlib-devel is needed by libgnomeui-devel-2.6.2-1

thanks for the paitance and help all..
 
Old 03-28-2005, 03:27 AM   #9
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whats the difference between all the

i386
i586
x86_64

and all the other versions?

which should i be running since i just have a 32bit 1.2GHz processor ... basically its a typical stock machine...

would that be apart of all the problems im having?

i'm almost positive i have i386 installed... and what would you guys suggest the best distro of linux is for basically newbies..

Last edited by sinXposed; 03-28-2005 at 03:30 AM.
 
Old 03-28-2005, 06:21 AM   #10
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This means that the libraries have dependencies that need installed before it can be.
You'll need to use something such as Yun to install the package
Code:
man yum
for details.
 
Old 03-28-2005, 10:36 AM   #11
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personally I don't recommend rpmfind for a package that comes with a distro like this..

I'd try to either use Yast or look on your install cd's/dvd and get the package, use Yast to install it.

you probably have i386 installed by default, i586 will work for you also with that processor ( and i686).
 
Old 03-28-2005, 11:40 AM   #12
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Thank you kindly. This information is very usefull for me. Great site! Thanks again!

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Old 10-30-2008, 05:48 AM   #13
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i am trying to compile pfg-config-0.22 for arm9 board . the native system im working on is fedora-2.6.21

i have glib-2.17.3 already installed in a path /root/usr and while ./configure i give --prefix=/root/usr

now when i try to build pkg-config-0.22 i get the error

checking for i686-linux-gcc... (cached) arm-linux-gnu-gcc
checking whether we are using the GNU C compiler... (cached) yes
checking whether arm-linux-gnu-gcc accepts -g... (cached) yes
checking for arm-linux-gnu-gcc option to accept ISO C89... (cached) none needed
checking dependency style of arm-linux-gnu-gcc... (cached) gcc3
checking for arm-linux-gnu-gcc option to accept ANSI C... none needed
checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
checking for extra flags to get ANSI library prototypes... configure: error: cannot run test program while cross compiling
See `config.log' for more details.
configure: error: ./configure failed for glib-1.2.8


could anyone help me solve this issue .

thanks
 
  


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