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Old 12-02-2002, 11:17 PM   #1
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compile..can't find library files

I'm trying to compile gtk+2.0
should be stupid error..

i have /usr/local/lib in file
[root@beautifulmind gtk+-2.0.9]# cat /etc/
[root@beautifulmind gtk+-2.0.9]#

i did ldconfig as root is at /usr/local/lib not at /usr/lib
how can i solve this nicely?
thank you

libtool: link: warning: `/usr/lib/' seems to be moved
grep: /usr/lib/ No such file or directory
/bin/sed: can't read /usr/lib/ No such file or directory
libtool: link: `/usr/lib/' is not a valid libtool archive
make[3]: *** [] Error 1
Old 12-02-2002, 11:21 PM   #2
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you can create a symlink in /usr/lib to point to the "missing" library
cd /usr/lib
ln -s /usr/local/lib/
Old 12-02-2002, 11:29 PM   #3
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actually i did that
but diferent files popped up

i don't want to link in *.la files =)

thanks though
Old 12-03-2002, 03:11 AM   #4
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Have you tried removing /etc/ and then running ldconfig again?
Also you should probably either remove some conf file in the source tree of gtk or start from a clean source tree.

Oh nevermind I noticed it's an la file and not an so file. Well what does it say in the .la file itself? It should contain a line at the end which specifies the libdir, is that still set to /usr/lib?

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