On Mon, Feb 12, 2001 at 05:27:41AM -0600, Aaron Nelson wrote:
> Hello, 
> I'm on a Mandrake 7.0 system with Helix Gnome.
> when trying to ./configure && make a tarball,  I ke.ep running into this 
> problem:
> checking for file in /usr/local/lib... not found
> configure: error: Could not find the file that is generated 
> by gnome-libs install
> Now I know I have gnome installed (helix gnome actually), and I've 
> searched my entire system for the file, but haven't been able to locate 
> them.  Could someone give me an idea as to where it might be (does helix 
> gnome install it somewhere else?) or what I could do to get around this 
> bug. I've tried reinstalling all the libs that I know of, but that 
> hasn't helped either.  Thanks in advance

You need the gnome-libs-devel rpm. You don't need it to simply run
Gnome, but you do need it to compile programs that depend on its

John Fleck
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