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When i run the configuration script i get this error message:
checking for pkg-config... /usr/local/bin/pkg-config
checking for fontconfig >= 1.0.1... Package fontconfig was not found in the pkg-config search path.
Perhaps you should add the directory containing `fontconfig.pc'
to the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable
No package 'fontconfig' found
configure: WARNING: No fontconfig found, skipping tests for FreeType and Xft
checking for pkg-config... (cached) /usr/local/bin/pkg-config
checking for GLIB - version >= 2.4.0...
*** 'pkg-config --modversion glib-2.0' returned 2.4.0, but GLIB (2.2.1)
*** was found! If pkg-config was correct, then it is best
*** to remove the old version of GLib. You may also be able to fix the error
*** by modifying your LD_LIBRARY_PATH enviroment variable, or by editing
*** /etc/ld.so.conf. Make sure you have run ldconfig if that is
*** required on your system.
*** If pkg-config was wrong, set the environment variable PKG_CONFIG_PATH
*** to point to the correct configuration files
*** Glib 2.4.0 or better is required. The latest version of
I already installed glib-2.4.0 with no problems and checked the LD_LIBRARY_PATH and also the ld.so.conf file. Can anyone help me on this?
Thanks in advance.
My "uname -a": Linux server 2.4.20 #2 Mon Mar 17 22:02:15 PST 2003 i686 unknown
Are you installing by source or precompiled slackware packages, ex: .tgz's ?
And after installing Glib2, did you run ldconfig to update the library shares and links database? And did you remove your older version of Glib or upgraded it as it clearly is only finding it instead of the newer version?
Hey trickykid, i think glib-2.2.1 was integrated when i nstalled my system i just don't know how to remove it. I did run ldconfig after installing glib-2.4.0. Can you tell me the how can i remove glib-2.2.1? Thanks
checking for pkg-config... /usr/bin/pkg-config
checking for glib-2.0 >= 2.4.0 atk >= 1.0.1 pango >= 1.4.0... Requested 'pango >= 1.4.0' but version of Pango is 1.2.1
configure: error: Library requirements (glib-2.0 >= 2.4.0 atk >= 1.0.1 pango >= 1.4.0) not met; consider adjusting the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable if your libraries are in a nonstandard prefix so pkg-config can find them.
this is after pango 1.4 installed fine so now I have anew problem... should I remove some old version somewhere?