Re: Problems compiling the GTK+ 2.0 suite

On Fri, Jun 03, 2005 at 05:52:36PM -0700, Edward Tripp wrote:
> I got version 2.6.4 of GTK+ and the required libraries--glib 2.6.4,
> pango 1.8.1, and atk 1.9.0 and installed them in order until atk. ATK
> configure cannot find the glib version I installed:
> checking for GLIB - version >= 2.5.7...
> *** 'pkg-config --modversion glib-2.0' returned 2.6.4, but GLIB (2.2.1)
> *** was found! If pkg-config was correct, then it is best
> *** to remove the old version of GLib. You may also be able to fix the
> error
> *** by modifying your LD_LIBRARY_PATH enviroment variable, or by editing
> *** /etc/ Make sure you have run ldconfig if that is
> *** required on your system.
> I followed all the hints, i.e. I set
> PKG_CONFIG_PATH=/usr/local/lib/pkgconfig, the directory where the
> glib-2.0.pc file is located, set the LD_LIBRARY_PATH to the same, edited
> the /etc/ file, ran ldconfig.
> Same error.
> I do not know how to remove the old version; using rpm -e doesn't work
> because so much software depends on it.
> Any ideas?

You need to set LD_LIBRARY_PATH to where the shared libraries are,
/usr/local/lib and not where the pkgconfig files are. So try setting
LD_LIBRARY_PATH to /usr/local/lib and see if that helps.


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