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Trying to install gedit for xfce slackware 12.1...I get the following error after I issue the command src2pkg gedit-2.22.3.tar.gz
# src2pkg gedit-2.22.3.tar.gz
Found source archive: gedit-2.22.3.tar.gz
Creating working directories:
Unpacking source archive - Done
Correcting source permissions - Done
Checking for patches - None found
Found configure script -
Configuring sources using:
CFLAGS=-O2 -march=i486 -mtune=i686 ./configure --prefix=/usr
ERROR! Configuring sources has failed!
This usually happens because of missing libraries, or you
may need to pass extra options to configure using EXTRA_CONFIGS.
Sorry! No Dependency or Requirements information found.
src2pkg FAILURE in configure_source
Any ideas on how to fix this error and install gedit?
Well first you need to find out the error message in configure. Either turn on all messages and read, or untar the tarball and try configure yourself and find the error that way. You may need to pass extra configure commands to src2pkg.
For what it's worth, when it comes to gnome library related items, I usually only try and install the ones that were built for my set of libs (slack-common). So gedit 2.23 is after gnome 2.16, what about trying to build gedit 2.18, say?
I can't find a requirements list on the site, but I haven't tried very hard either.