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Old 02-08-2005, 06:56 AM   #1
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Question problem installing GTK+-1.2.9

i got the error shown below when i tried installing GTK+-1.2.9 . im pretty new to new to linux and cant understand abt this. i googled but i couldn get any useful suggestions.

checking for GLIB - version >= 1.2.8... yes
checking for X... no
configure: error:
*** X libraries or include files not found. Check 'config.log' for
*** more details.

i checked config.log and found these lines

configure:4305: checking for GLIB - version >= 1.2.8
configure:4404: gcc -o conftest -g -O2 -Wall -I/usr/local/include/glib-1.2 -I/usr/local/lib/glib/include -D_REENTRANT conftest.c -L/usr/local/lib -rdynamic -lgmodule -lgthread -lglib -lpthread -ldl 1>&5
configure:4544: checking for X
configure:4611: gcc -E conftest.c >/dev/null 2>conftest.out
configure:4607:27: X11/Intrinsic.h: No such file or directory
configure: failed program was:
#line 4606 "configure"
#include "confdefs.h"
#include <X11/Intrinsic.h>
configure:4687: gcc -o conftest -g -O2 -Wall conftest.c -lXt 1>&5
configure: In function `main':
configure:4683: warning: implicit declaration of function `XtMalloc'
/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lXt
collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
configure: failed program was:
#line 4680 "configure"
#include "confdefs.h"

int main() {
; return 0; }

can anyone help me with this?
Old 02-08-2005, 07:10 AM   #2
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you didn't specify a distro, so I assume your running something rpm/deb based which split their packages into the main component and development packages. you'll need the x11-devel package (and the glib-1.2.x-devel package also).


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