Re: Compiling mc 4.8.15

On Sat, 06 Feb 2016 13:13:35 -0600
Russell Urquhart <russurquhart1 verizon net> wrote:


I did that but still got an glib-2.0 couldn't be found or glib is too old error.

Any other ideas?

Thanks for all the help!


in order to see whether there is a defect in mc's configure or
something is still wrong with PKG_CONFIG_PATH, try run following in a

PKG_CONFIG_PATH=<PATH TO YOUR GLIB INSTALL PREFIX>/lib/pkgconfig pkg-config glib-2.0 --modversion

You should see:

If not, PKG_CONFIG_PATH is still not properly setup. You can search for
glib-2.0.pc, like:

find / -name glib-2.0.pc

and then adjust PKG_CONFIG_PATH to point to the directory, containing


On Sat, Feb 06, 2016 at 04:25:06PM +0100, Yury V. Zaytsev wrote:
On Sat, 2016-02-06 at 08:08 -0600, Russell Urquhart wrote:


when you run ./configure? 

No, that's

    export PKG_CONFIG_PATH=/usr/local/lib/pkgconfig

before you run ./configure:

Sincerely yours,
Yury V. Zaytsev

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