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Old 11-07-2003, 03:20 PM   #1
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Question can't complie pdflib-lite source from


I wanted to install the Grace data plotting tool onto my PC with Red Hat 9.
IThe rpm has a dependency in the file

For that I needed to install PDFlib..

So I downloaded the PDFlib-Lite-5.0.2-Unix-src.tar.gz source from;

configured the source using:

./configure --enable-shared-PKGS --enable-cxx

The result was:
For your convenience, here's a summary of configure's results:

Support for shared libraries: yes
C++ language binding for PDFlib: yes
Java language binding for PDFlib: yes
Perl language binding for PDFlib: yes
Python language binding for PDFlib: yes
Tcl language binding for PDFlib: yes
PHP language binding for PDFlib: no, see bind/pdflib/php/readme.txt
PDF import library (PDI): no

The make command used next gives errors and I am stuck !!

Can anyone help me to correctly compile the source..
Old 11-09-2003, 09:14 PM   #2
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the missing libpdf is probably the tip of the iceberg and once you get it compiled, other missing libs may appear, take a look at this it will save you a lot of "dependency hell" headaches:


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