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Old 08-07-2008, 03:33 AM   #1
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gtk glib problem

when i ./configure in the catalog of gtk ,there will be mistake :

checking for BASE_DEPENDENCIES... configure: error: Package requirements (glib-2.0 >= 2.13.5 atk >= 1.9.0 pango >= 1.17.3 cairo >= 1.2.0) were not met:

Requested 'glib-2.0 >= 2.13.5' but version of GLib is 2.12.3
Requested 'pango >= 1.17.3' but version of Pango is 1.14.9

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

Alternatively, you may set the environment variables BASE_DEPENDENCIES_CFLAGS
and BASE_DEPENDENCIES_LIBS to avoid the need to call pkg-config.
See the pkg-config man page for more details.

The version of glib in my computer is 2.6.1

[root@localhost ~]# rpm -q glib

I installed glib in /opt/glib2.6 previously , so append the path of glib in PKG_CONFIG_PATH that is :
[root@localhost ~]# echo $PKG_CONFIG_PATH

why there show the version of glib is 2.12.3,where is the problem?

so i cant install Pango too ,the same problem is also occurred when execute ./configure in the catalog of pango :

checking for GLIB... no
configure: error:
*** Glib 2.14.0 or better is required. The latest version of
*** Glib is always available from
Old 08-07-2008, 07:42 AM   #2
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To build programs which use a library, you need to install the development package for that library in addition to the normal package for the library.

On the major rpm distros, I believe the convention is to have a package with the same name root but with "-devel" appended.

On debian-based systems, the convention is to append "-dev".

By the way, did you check that there is not already a pre-built package for the thing you are trying to install? It's not usually necessary (or a good idea) to build things from source unless you are a developer.
Old 08-07-2008, 10:38 AM   #3
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Thanks a lot !


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