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Old 08-12-2004, 07:47 PM   #1
forestial
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What package do I install to get gtk?


Trying to build mozilla from source. During the ./configure it complains that:

checking for gtk-config... no
checking for GTK - version >= 1.2.0... no
*** The gtk-config script installed by GTK could not be found.
*** If GTK was installed in PREFIX, make sure PREFIX/bin is in
*** your path, or set the GTK_CONFIG environment variable to the
*** full path to gtk-config.
*** GTK+ is available from <the gtk ftp site, can't post url>
configure: error: Test for GTK failed.

OK, so I need to install gtk: and I want to install it using a deb package if
possible.

Question is: what package do I need? A search on packages.debian.net shows
a bunch of things with 'gtk' in their name but they all seem to be libraries of
some kind (libgtk....) or 'engines' to enable gtk versions of various apps. There
is nothing recognizable as GTK itself.
 
Old 08-12-2004, 10:13 PM   #2
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You need libgtk1.2-dev and you may want to install the apt-file package as well it works similar to apt-get in that you apt-file update then apt-file search file_needed.

Code:
>$ apt-file search gtk-config
libgtk1.2-dev: usr/bin/gtk-config
libgtk1.2-dev: usr/bin/gtk-config
libgtk1.2-dev: usr/share/man/man1/gtk-config.1.gz
libgtk1.2-dev: usr/share/man/man1/gtk-config.1.gz
libgtk1.2-doc: usr/share/doc/libgtk1.2-doc/gtk-config.txt.gz
libgtk1.2-doc: usr/share/doc/libgtk1.2-doc/gtk-config.txt.gz
 
  


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