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Old 07-22-2008, 10:59 PM   #1
jspurr
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compile error with gtk+-2.12.0


Hey all, i have just installed Xubuntu 8.04 and coming across a strange error when im trying to 'make' gtk+-2.12.0.

I have compiled and installed all the pre req packages and it did a successful ./configure but when i type make i get the following error:

Making all in tests
make[2]: Entering directory `/home/justin/Desktop/gtk+-2.12.0/tests'
/bin/bash ../libtool --mode=link -o autotestkeywords
libtool: unrecognized option `-o'
Try `libtool --help' for more information.
make[2]: *** [autotestkeywords] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/justin/Desktop/gtk+-2.12.0/tests'
make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/justin/Desktop/gtk+-2.12.0'
make: *** [all] Error 2

I have made sure i had the update ver of libtool and still get the same error.

Has anyone else come across this?

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Old 07-24-2008, 08:05 AM   #2
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Indeed -o is not an option for libtool. The correct command line should be
Code:
/bin/bash ../libtool --mode=link gcc -o autotestkeywords
where -o becomes an option of the gcc compiler. Have you tried to explicitly assign the environment variable
Code:
export CC=gcc
before running configure? Maybe the command line is built upon the value of CC: if it is empty or undefined, the resulting command line is wrong.
 
Old 07-24-2008, 08:12 AM   #3
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I haven't investigated your errors yet, but why
are you trying to compile version '2.12.0' ,
when ver. '2.12.9' is already installed ???

These packages should be on your system after
the OS install:
Quote:
libgtk2.0-0 2.12.9-3ubuntu4
libgtk2.0-bin 2.12.9-3ubuntu4
libgtk2.0-cil 2.12.0-2ubuntu3
libgtk2.0-common 2.12.9-3ubuntu4
If you need the gtk2.0 devel files (needed when
compiling other things) please find the package
with 'synaptic' ('libgtk2.0-dev')

To make a list of all installed stuff please
use command 'dpkg --get-selections > packages.txt'
or have a look in 'synaptic'

Regards

Last edited by knudfl; 07-24-2008 at 08:15 AM.
 
  


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