Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] Compiling without

On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 06:00:13PM -0400, Taylor Venable wrote:
> Hi there, I just made the somewhat unfortunate decision to upgrade to
> Ubuntu 10.10, where they decided to remove the .la files for
> gdk-pixbuf. As a result, Rhythmbox 0.13.3 won't compile now. I don't
> know much about how the libtool mechanism works, but installing
> gdk-pixbuf from source into /usr/local didn't help things any, as the
> compilation process still tries to use the packaged files in /usr/lib
> (without the .la files). I also tried telling configure where to find
> the pkg-config info for the gdk-pixbuf I installed into /usr/local but
> it made no difference. I'd appreciate any guidance on how to get
> around this, although I know supporting every single distro isn't what
> you guys want to be doing.
> Here's the error output, FWIW:
> Making all in metadata
> make[2]: Entering directory `/home/taylor/Source/rhythmbox-0.13.3/metadata'
> make[3]: Entering directory `/home/taylor/Source/rhythmbox-0.13.3/metadata'
>   CC     rb-metadata-common.lo
>   CC     rb-metadata-dbus.lo
>   CC     rb-metadata-dbus-client.lo
>   CCLD
> /bin/grep: /usr/lib/ No such file or directory
> /bin/sed: can't read /usr/lib/ No such file or directory
> libtool: link: `/usr/lib/' is not a valid libtool archive

This generally means there are .la files somewhere in /usr/lib or
/usr/local/lib trying to reference


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