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Old 03-04-2015, 06:39 PM   #1
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Cool Compiling GNU Emacs 24.4.1 with libxml2

Hi, I've been wanting to try the new eww browser in Emacs 24 but as I am using Linux Mint Rebecca I have only emacs 23 in the repositories.

So I compiled from source but when I invoked eww it complained about emacs not being built with libxml2:
error in process filter: This function requires Emacs to be compiled with libxml2
So I went back to my configure output and indeed it showed that emacs was built without libxml2.
Thing is, I DO have libxml2:
ldconfig -p | grep libxml2
outputs this:
Code: (libc6,x86-64) => /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ (libc6) => /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/
Why isn't Emacs able to find the library? How can I manually point it to the configure script? Or is it just a bug?

I found a similar thread here
sadly, it seems unanswered.
Thank you in advance!
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