Re: Help w/Install of Gnome

On Wed, May 22, 2002 at 02:23:21PM -0400, Jeffrey Stephens wrote:
> I hope this is the right list to query for problems installing gnome.  I
> couldn't find a list
> or a news group specifically dedicated to this subject.
> I just began to install the sources for the gnome desktop.  I am running
> a roll your own
> Linux with kernel 2.4.18, glibc-2.2.5, gcc-2.95.3, and XFree86 4.2.  I
> visited the gnome
> website at and found the FAQ where a suggested order of
> install was
> available.  I used this and began installation.  Everything seemed to go
> along well until I
> got to gnome-libs.  Now I am getting the following error message when I
> run:
>     # ./configure --prefix=/usr
> checking for pthread_create in -lpthread... yes
> checking for gtk-config... /usr/bin/gtk-config
> checking for GTK - version >= 1.2.0... no

I can't say for sure what is going wrong with the information you have
given, but have a look in config.log in the gnome-libs directory after
it has reported the error. You should see the program it was trying to
compile and the compiler error messages. That should give you some


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