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Old 02-08-2006, 12:22 AM   #1
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./configure error (can't find libraries)


I been trying to install several different programs since installing mandrake 10.1 but often get errors during the "./configure" step saying it cant find a certain library. But when I go to install the rpm, I'm told everything is installed.

Ex. When I tried to install GNUnet I got everything would on fine until a few second it says "configure: error: GNUnet requires the GNU MP library (libgmp)"

Anybody have any suggestions on how do I go about fixing this problem?
Old 02-08-2006, 01:00 AM   #2
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the problem it seems is that the configure script is trying to match the exact version of certain libraries.

ANy if u can post the error msg it would be helpful
Old 02-09-2006, 08:01 PM   #3
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Heres the error msg:

[root@cpe-66-61-99-46 nodnarbthegreat]# urpmi ./"aim-1.5.286-1.i386".rpm
Some package requested cannot be installed:
aim-1.5.286-1.i386 (due to unsatisfied
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Old 02-09-2006, 08:10 PM   #4
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Try to install them from the online reposotries using the console. Fedora and Redhat for example use the yum repos and they also install all the dependencied automatically. i am not sure but there has to be one for Mdk 10.1 too ( i just installed it myself and am still looking :-S)


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