Re: [gtk-list] trouble installing latest GTK+ 1.1.6
- From: Evan Lawrence <evan unix worldpath net>
- To: Bernd Schmidt <bernd ecemail newcastle edu au>
- cc: gtk-list redhat com
- Subject: Re: [gtk-list] trouble installing latest GTK+ 1.1.6
- Date: Thu, 10 Dec 1998 23:38:42 -0500 (EST)
I'm relatively certain that, for what you're trying to do, you need to set
prefix to /home/collpits2/visitors/bernd, and LD_LIBRARY_PATH to
/home/collpits2/visitors/bernd/lib instead. Somebody please correct me if
I'm wrong - otherwise, hope this helps.
On Fri, 11 Dec 1998, Bernd Schmidt wrote:
> I have problems installing the new GTK+ 1.1.6
> I installed glib 1.1.6 successfully in a subdiretory of my home
> directory, because I haven't got any write permissions for /usr/local
> So I used --prefix= /home/collpits2/visitors/bernd/glib-1.1.6 as an
> argument of configure, where /home/collpits2/visitors/bernd is my home
> directory and glib-1.1.6 is the desired glib directory.
> I changed LD_LIBRARY_PATH to
> and added /home/collpits2/visitors/bernd/glib-1.1.6/bin to my path.
> So far the glib installation was no problem.
> Then I tried to install GTK+ 1.1.6 after rebooting my system.
> I used the same configure command: configure
> where gtk+-1.1.6 is the desired gtk directory.
> The configure script terminated with the following error message:
> checking for extra flags for POSIX compliance... none needed
> checking for glib-config...
> checking for GLIB - version >= 1.1.6... 24239:./conftest: /sbin/loader:
> Fatal Error: cannot map libglib-1.1.so 1no
> *** Could not run GLIB test program, checking why...
> *** The test program compiled, but did not run. This usually means
> *** that the run-time linker is not finding GLIB or finding the wrong
> *** version of GLIB. If it is not finding GLIB, you'll need to set your
> *** LD_LIBRARY_PATH environment variable, or edit /etc/ld.so.conf to
> *** to the installed location Also, make sure you have run ldconfig if
> *** is required on your system
> *** If you have an old version installed, it is best to remove it,
> *** you may also be able to get things to work by modifying
> *** If you have a RedHat 5.0 system, you should remove the GTK package
> *** came with the system with the command
> *** rpm --erase --nodeps gtk gtk-devel configure: error:
> *** GLIB 1.1.6 or better is required. The latest version of GLIB
> *** is always available from ftp://ftp.gtk.org.
> But as described above glib1.1.6 is installed and LD_LIBRARY_PATH is
> The contents of my directory
> /home/collpits2/visitors/bernd/glib-1.1.6/lib are as follows:
> drwxr-xr-x 3 bernd visitor 512 Dec 9 19:03 .
> drwxr-xr-x 11 bernd visitor 3072 Dec 9 18:23 ..
> drwxr-xr-x 3 bernd visitor 512 Dec 9 18:23 glib
> -rw-r--r-- 1 bernd visitor 458752 Dec 9 18:23
> -rw-r--r-- 1 bernd visitor 1246900 Dec 9 18:23 libglib.a
> -rw-r--r-- 1 bernd visitor 502 Dec 9 18:23 libglib.la
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 bernd visitor 20 Dec 9 18:23 libglib.so
> -rw-r--r-- 1 bernd visitor 57344 Dec 9 18:23
> -rw-r--r-- 1 bernd visitor 44574 Dec 9 18:23 libgmodule.a
> -rw-r--r-- 1 bernd visitor 517 Dec 9 18:23 libgmodule.la
> Then I accomplished to run configure successfully by renaming
> libgmodule-1.1.so.6.0.0 to libgmodule-1.1.so and by renaming
> libglib-1.1.so.6.0.0 to libglib-1.1.so
> But after typing 'make' thousands of warnings appeared and finally
> compilation interrupted with exit 1.
> Is there anybody out there who can help me?
> Many thanks in advance!!!!
> ! Bernd Schmidt
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