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Old 09-05-2003, 10:00 AM   #1
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problems installing bluefish (gtk-config errors)

I want to install bluefish but I get errors on the ./configure:

checking for catalogs to be installed... de da fr ru ro cs es el en ja it sv pt_BR hu pl nl
./configure: line 1: gtk-config: command not found
./configure: line 1: gtk-config: command not found
checking for gtk-config... no
checking for GTK - version >= 1.2.0... no
*** The gtk-config script installed by GTK could not be found
*** If GTK was installed in PREFIX, make sure PREFIX/bin is in
*** your path, or set the GTK_CONFIG environment variable to the
*** full path to gtk-config.
checking "for GTK - microversion \>= 7"... ./configure: line 1: no: command not found
./configure: line 5044: test: -gt: unary operator expected
configure: error: GTK was not detected
./configure: line 5063: exit: or: numeric argument required
./configure: line 5063: exit: or: numeric argument required

I got the gtk2.2.2 pkg from RedHat and tried a -U -> it said already installed.

I did a locate for gtk-confi -> nothing.

I did a rpm -ql on the package -> no gtk-config.

I have searched the web -> there are similare problems but none quite apply to mine.

Any suggestions??
Old 09-05-2003, 02:09 PM   #2
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I've run into this problem before. The program isn't compatible with GTK 2.2 Install Version 1.2.10, and all your problems should go away!
Old 09-05-2003, 05:08 PM   #3
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See the link below
Old 09-05-2003, 08:58 PM   #4
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Thank you!

I followed the link. I needed to install glib-devel and gtkgtk+-devel. Now everything works.


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