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Old 07-10-2003, 01:11 PM   #1
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error when type ./configure

this the error when i try to compile with ./configure :

checking for msgfmt... /usr/bin/msgfmt
checking for gmsgfmt... /usr/bin/msgfmt
checking for xgettext... /usr/bin/xgettext
checking for X... configure: error: Can't find X includes. Please check your installation and add the correct paths!
Old 07-10-2003, 01:27 PM   #2
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You most likely need the X-dev package. It should be on your install CD, but you don't mention:
Your distro;
The application you are trying to install;
Or versions of either
So I could be wrong. Please try to provide as much information as you can, it will help when we are trying to figure out the problem.

Old 07-10-2003, 01:27 PM   #3
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you probably either need to install the X header files, or add your includes and library paths (--x-includes=DIR --x-libraries=DIR). (the error message tells you what to do: "check your X installation and add the correct paths" ).

read through the INSTALL file in the configure directory (more INSTALL) for information specific to the software you are trying to configure.
Old 07-10-2003, 01:35 PM   #4
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the program is kxicq


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