Re: Gaim7 missing glib 2 - Thanks Both
From: chris-g (chris_at_localhost.localdomain)
Date: Sat, 07 Feb 2004 13:24:37 -0500
On Sat, 07 Feb 2004 11:01:37 +0000, jai wrote:
> On Fri, 06 Feb 2004 23:25:40 -0500, chris-g wrote:
>> On Sat, 07 Feb 2004 01:38:51 +0000, jai wrote:
>>> I am trying to install Gaim 6.8, 7.0 or 7.5. SuSE 9 comes with Gaim 6.7.
>>> I am trying to install via ./configure. I get the following error:
>>> checking for GLIB - version >= 2.0.0... no
>>> *** A new enough version of pkg-config was not found.
>>> *** See http://www.freedesktop.org/software/pkgconfig/
>>> configure: error:
>>> *** GLib 2.0 is required to build Gaim; please make sure you have the GLib
>>> *** development headers installed. The latest version of GLib is
>>> *** always available at http://www.gtk.org/.
>>> I checked the installed software. I seem to have glib2 installed.
>>> 1) Do I have to install glib > version 2 or is there a way around it?
>>> 2) Do you think glib v2 will mess up my system if I do install over the top of
>>> my standard SuSE config?
>>> 3) Is it possible to use the Gaim 7.5 RPM that is for Mandrake or Redhat and
>>> install it safely?
>> Why not just install one for SuSE 9.0?
> Thank you for the Link. I wish I knew about it sooner. Could not find
> anything on Google.
Another source for SuSE specific RPMs that has helped me is also
> Kevin, Thanks for the interpatation.
> Still learning - jai