Re: [gtk-list] Re: Installing FractalExplorer - Problems & Solutions

On Fri, 22 Jan 1999, Aaron Gray wrote:

> I am trying to install the new glib 1.1.13 and gtk 1.1.13 on my
> slackware 3.6 setup and having problems.  glib installs fine
> but when i am attempting to compile gtk, it first errord saying
> that I was lacking /usr/include/libintl.h  Well I got ahold of that
> file and put it in there and then it compiled for quite a bit more
> then error'd with this error while compiling.  I have no clue
> how to fix this.  Someone please help.

This is because slackware is still using the broken libc5... I believe gtk
is designed to build on glibc systems.

On glibc systems, these symbols are in libc, but with libc5, you have to
link with -lintl.  Try that.

> .libs/ undefined reference to `_nl_msg_cat_cntr'
> .libs/ undefined reference to `__dcgettext'
> .libs/ undefined reference to `bindtextdomain'
> make[2]: *** [testgtk] Error 1
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/tmp/gtk+-1.1.13/gtk'
> make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/tmp/gtk+-1.1.13'
> make: *** [all-recursive-am] Error 2
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