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Old 08-20-2005, 01:01 AM   #1
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gtk+-2.0.8 not finding pango for some reason.


This is my first time trying to install from .tar so I am new to this. I have been trying to install gtk+2.0.8 since 2:30 pm (it's not 10:40pm).

I got all the damn other packages installed and now when I try to ./configure I get:

checking Pango flags... configure: error:
*** Pango not found. Pango built with Cairo support is required
*** to build GTK+. See for Pango information.

In fact, when I compile cairo, it says that the pango backend is amongst the backends installed...

cairo completed ./configure like this:

cairo will be compiled with the following surface backends:
Xlib: yes
Quartz: no
XCB: no (requires XCB
Win32: no
PostScript: yes
PDF: yes
glitz: no (requires glitz

the following font backends:
FreeType: yes
Win32: no

(Am I installing cairo wrong or something? it mentioned someting about but I didn't see it anywhere.)

and the following features:
PNG functions: yes

and pango makes but shows this error at the end:

cairoview.c:35:24: error: cairo-xlib.h: No such file or directory
cairoview.c: In function ‘update’:
cairoview.c:145: warning: implicit declaration of function ‘cairo_xlib_surface_create’
cairoview.c:147: warning: assignment makes pointer from integer without a cast
make[2]: *** [cairoview.o] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/pango-1.10.0/examples'
make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/pango-1.10.0'
make: *** [all] Error 2

If you fine gentlemen have any ideas I'd really appreciate it..


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Old 08-20-2005, 01:17 PM   #2
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Please help me, I know someone knows this stuff...
Old 08-20-2005, 01:56 PM   #3
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ok first
when you do ./configure
things get installed in /usr/local
most likely the gtk packages you already have and i assume you didn't uninstall are installed using
./configure --prefix=/usr
so you are going to end up with duplicate versions of everything and a real mess
note: the configs for these things all just think they are gtk2 -- they don't differentiate from one another and sym links are going to be no matter what version

i think if i were you and i wanted to learn how to compile gnome and freinds myself i would uninstall it all first and then get the latest unstable BLFS book from svn and use the instructions there.
however the latest blfs book is at least up to gtk-2.6.7 right now so i'm wondering why you are trying to compile 2.0.8 ?
even my 2004 copy is gtk 2.4.13 so you will have to dig back in time for an old book i guess
Old 08-20-2005, 04:00 PM   #4
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Dammit, ok I found the RPMs on everyting works now.


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