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Old 10-07-2009, 10:15 AM   #1
zbryant4210
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cannot find hal package, or glib-config, please help


I am trying to configure and install a couple of programs. And i run into a couple of problems

The first is when i try to configure xmms

i type ./configure in the command line, and everything works fine, except when i get to glib, it says

checking for glib-config..no
checking for glib - version >= 1.2.2...no

i had this problem on another computer, and i installed a gtk package of some kind, but i cant remember or figure out which one it was

My other problem is when i try and install Sonbird.

the problem happens what it checks for the hal package

checking for hal.. package hal not found in the pkg-config search path

i have installed the hal package through the package manager, so i dont know how to solve this problem

Thanks for reading
 
Old 10-07-2009, 11:37 AM   #2
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XMMS uses GTK version 1 for its GUI. You will need to install GTK1 which will require glib1.

You have to install the development files for HAL, not just the runtime files. Since you don't tell us what distribution you're using, its difficult to tell what the name of the HAL development package would be.
 
Old 10-07-2009, 01:16 PM   #3
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Ubuntu : This will do :

sudo apt-get install libgtk1.2-dev libglib1.2-dev libhal-dev

When configure asks for "name" , it most often
means 'lib<name>-dev'.
The ' -dev ' packages contains the files needed
for compilation, including /usr/lib/pkgconfig/'file'.pc
.....

But it is not a good idea to compile xmms, is much better
to use : sudo apt-get install xmms2
.....

Last edited by knudfl; 10-07-2009 at 01:26 PM.
 
Old 10-07-2009, 02:40 PM   #4
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hal is only part of the new stuff. And part of dbus + avahi + hal. If you need it for a package in your distro, your distro should have grabbed it as a dependency when you installed the package that needed it. (in a perfect world). Assuming that you got the package from your distro. I have that stuff installed, but generally don't run it. If you've customized things like I have, you might consider doing that package from source without that dependency if you can. Or just run with the times and bloat up. You might still need all of the -dev's though for sources to compile.

In short install dbus. It should grab hal and friends.
 
  


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