Re: very basic question about glib
- From: Stephen Witkop <switk yahoo com>
- To: Paul Singleton <paul paulandjamie com>
- Cc: gtk-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: very basic question about glib
- Date: 26 Jun 2001 06:14:16 -0400
On 25 Jun 2001 21:07:56 -0700, Paul Singleton wrote:
> that was easy enough. But when I went to do the same for gtk, it said it
> couldn't find a new enough version of glib!!! Well that made me upset, cause
> I don't know my way around linux, and the instructions didn't work.
> [by the way I've gotten past all this by using rpms but I'm none the wiser]
> My question: how do i remove COMPLETELY an old version of glib (or anything
> else for that matter) so that I know I don't have two or more versions of a
> library on my system. For instance, I found that I could use
> ./configure --prefix=/usr/ and glib would be installed over the top of the
> old version in /usr/lib instead of usr/local/lib. When I tried that, it
> still didn't seem to work. That lead me to my question.
You should remove the old rpm packages for gtk+ and glib before you build the
new ones. The rpms that Caldera packages might put things in different places
than a 'make install' after configuring for '--prefix=/usr', most likely the
glib-config and gtk-config scripts.
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