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Old 10-23-2010, 05:54 PM   #1
zuzoa
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Updated glib to 2.26.0, but it still reports as 2.18.4?


I'm trying to install the dependency, webkit, for Handbrake. It gave me this error:

Quote:
checking for GLIB... configure: error: Package requirements (glib-2.0 >= 2.21.3
gobject-2.0 >= 2.0
gthread-2.0 >= 2.0) were not met:

Requested 'glib-2.0 >= 2.21.3' but version of GLib is 2.18.4

Consider adjusting the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable if you
installed software in a non-standard prefix.

Alternatively, you may set the environment variables GLIB_CFLAGS
and GLIB_LIBS to avoid the need to call pkg-config.
See the pkg-config man page for more details.
So I downloaded and installed glib 2.26.0. I ran ldconfig manually, tried rebooting the computer. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling glib, but it still gives me this error above.

How can I solve this dependency problem?
 
Old 10-24-2010, 04:56 PM   #2
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Hi,

Change the PKG_CONFIG_PATH accordingly. If you have installed glib-2.0 in the default /usr/local/lib/glib-2.0, you have to use
Code:
export PKG_CONFIG_PATH=/usr/local/lib/pkgconfig:$PKG_CONFIG_PATH
before running the ./configure of the software you're trying to install.
Also you can add /usr/local/lib in the 1st line of /etc/ld.so.conf, prior running ldconfig

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