Benny's Installer Help

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at
Fri Aug 20 08:46:04 CEST 2004

Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
> Matthew Young said:
>>I hope this is the right list to post on.
>>I download the installer benny made.
>>But I can't get it to work on Mandrake 10.I get this error...
>>[root at localhost stuff]# ./xfce4-cvs-20040808-installer.bin
>>Extracting the installer...
>>Autodetecting Xfce installation... Checking installer requirements...
>>You need Gtk+ >= 2.2.0 to use the installer.
>>Cleaning up...
> perhaps you need to install the -dev RPM for gtk (and glib, pango, atk). 
> if you've installed gtk from source, make sure your PKG_CONFIG_PATH
> variable points to the install location like so: $prefix/lib/pkgconfig
> (where $prefix is the --prefix option passed to gtk's configure script,
> usually defaults to /usr/local).

Yep, this looks like the -devel package is missing. Btw. you don't need 
to set PKG_CONFIG_PATH for your install location, thats done automagically.

>      -brian


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