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Old 11-08-2006, 11:53 PM   #1
trekk
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Couldn't find ltdl library - but all libtools etc installed...


Common problem, I've even had this issue before. Usually caused by a package not installed.

When installing giftd:

checking for lt_dlopen in -lltdl... no
configure: error:
*** Couldn't find ltdl library. If it is installed in a non-standard
*** location, please supply --with-ltdl=DIR on the configure command line,
*** where `DIR' is the prefix where ltdl is installed (such as /usr,
*** /usr/local, or /usr/pkg). If that doesn't work, check config.log.

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locate libltdl.so
/usr/lib/libltdl.so.3
/usr/lib/libltdl.so.3.1.4

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It doesn't find a libltdl.so file. but if I try to create even a symbolic link I get:

ln: creating symbolic link `/usr/lib/libltdl.so.3.1.4' to `/usr/lib/libltdl.so': File exists

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rpm -qf /usr/lib/libltdl.so
error: file /usr/lib/libltdl.so: No such file or directory

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find /usr -iname "*ltdl*" /usr/lib/libltdl.so.3.1.4
/usr/lib/libltdl.so.3
/usr/share/libtool/libltdl
/usr/share/libtool/libltdl/ltdl.h
/usr/share/libtool/libltdl/ltdl.c
/usr/share/doc/libtool-ltdl-1.5.22
/usr/share/aclocal/ltdl.m4

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Anyone have any ideas?
 
Old 11-10-2006, 12:54 AM   #2
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fixed...

Oddly enough, this fixed itself after the last update. I noticed that a related package librsvg2 (I had a duplicate that had to be removed rather violently - see post: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...d.php?t=499824)

I took a chance seeing that an update installed a new version and it no longer game me the ltdl issue. Must have been a leftover issue with the removal of that package.
 
  


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