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Old 09-30-2005, 09:00 AM   #1
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missing gtk+ libraries

I'm trying to compile some source in Mandrake 10.1 Official, but i get the following error:

checking for gtk_main in -lgtk... (cached) no
configure: warning: *** GTK+ libraries not found. X code will not be built. ***

but, I've got all the gtk+ packages installed, which should contain the required libs(?):

# rpm -qa | grep gtk+

Can anyone help?
Old 10-01-2005, 12:15 AM   #2
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Are they installed in your path? (sorry I don't mess around with RPMs at all)

Also try issuing the command "./configure" while being a normal user instead of root. And only "su root" to "make install."
Old 10-01-2005, 01:30 AM   #3
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As far as I can see, the libgtk files are all in /usr/lib. Is there any way I can make a link to these, or something?

edit: I understand I need to use the pkg-config tool to link to the libs, can someone assist with this?

Last edited by mystical_reality; 10-01-2005 at 01:36 AM.


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