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Old 07-18-2003, 07:30 PM   #1
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gift fastrack installing problem

checking for libgift >= 0.10.0... Package libgift was not found in the pkg-config search path.
Perhaps you should add the directory containing `libgift.pc'
to the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable
No package 'libgift' found

configure: error: Library requirements (libgift >= 0.10.0) not met; consider adjusting the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable if your libraries are in a nonstandard prefix so pkg-config can find them.

i'm using Mandrake 9.1

i get this error message while installing.....BTW i'm new to Linux...only had it for a week.
Old 07-18-2003, 07:48 PM   #2
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First I'd check to see if it's installed.

rpm -qa gift*

found the following url online.
Old 07-19-2003, 12:59 AM   #3
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it is installed...
Old 07-20-2003, 08:25 PM   #4
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i was installing it on my friends mandy 9.1 box for him and had the same problem...

find the libgift.pc file (if you have no idea how to, type updatedb as root, then type locate libgift.pc), then type in

export PKG_CONFIG_PATH=$PKG_CONFIG_PATH:/path/to/libgift.pc

hope that helps
Old 08-07-2003, 08:04 PM   #5
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I had this same problem and I had to include the path to libgift.pc and the directory it was in. Trying either one seperately didn't work.


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