Build errors still with me

Russ Pitman rjp at
Fri Jan 31 05:28:21 CET 2003

Thanks Jasper,

On Thu, Jan 30, 2003 at 11:47:14AM +0100, Jasper Huijsmans wrote:
> On Thu, 30 Jan 2003 18:22:55 -0800
> You have to install gtk2 not 1. I wonder how you got past configure that
> way. Also the gcc command shown above is missing all important -I
> directives again suggesting configure didn't finish properly.
> You're automake is too old. You'd better upgrade to 1.7.2.

Ok I have installed that just now. Actually gtk2 was there. These are what 
is on the system ATM.
Pruned dpkg output
||/ Name           Version        Description
ii  libgtk-perl    0.7008-1.2     Perl module for the gtk+ library
ii  libgtk1.2      1.2.10-14      The GIMP Toolkit set of widgets for X
ii  libgtk1.2-comm 1.2.10-14      Common files for the GTK+ library
ii  libgtk1.2-dev  1.2.10-14      Development files for the GIMP Toolkit
ii  libgtk2.0-0    2.2.0-2        The GTK+ graphical user interface library
ii  libgtk2.0-0png 2.0.6-3        Dummy package for libgtk2.0-0
ii  libgtk2.0-comm 2.2.0-2        Common files for the GTK+ graphical userint
ii  libgtk2.0-dev  2.2.0-2        Development files for the GTK+ library
ii  libgtkdatabox     GTK+ widget to display coordinate systems
ii  libgtkdatabox-     GTK+ widget to display coordinate systems
ii  libgtkhtml-dat 1.0.4-1        HTML rendering/editing library - datafiles.
ii  libgtkhtml2-0  2.2.0-1        HTML rendering/editing library - runtimefil
ii  libgtkhtml20   1.0.4-1        HTML rendering/editing library - runtimefil
ii  libgtkimreg    0.1.2-3        GTK+ widget to select regions of GdkImages
ii  libgtkmm1.2    1.2.10-1       C++ wrappers for GTK (shared libraries)
ii  libgtkxmhtml1  1.4.2-8        The GNOME gtkxmhtml (HTML) widget
ii  libxml-dev     1.8.17-2       Development files for the GNOME XMLlibrary
ii  libxml-grove-p 0.46alpha-7    Perl module for accessing parsed *MLinstanc
ii  libxml-parser- 2.31-1         Perl module for parsing XML files
ii  libxml-perl    0.07-9         Perl modules for working with XML
ii  libxml-twig-pe 3.09-1         Perl module for processing huge XMLdocument
ii  libxml1        1.8.17-2       GNOME XML library
ii  libxml2        2.5.1-1        GNOME XML library
ii  libxml2-dev    2.5.1-1        Development files for the GNOME XMLlibrary
ii  libxmltok1     1.1-9          XML Parser Toolkit, runtime libraries
ii  automake1.7    1.7.2-2        A tool for generating GNUStandards-complian

Some may be redundant.
> You probably have to do a make distclean before running and
> you have to make sure autogen finishes successfully. 
> So, my suggestion:
> * make sure gtk2 and gtk2-dev are installed, as well as libxml2(-dev)
> * make distclean
> * export PKG_CONFIG_PATH=/usr/local/lib/pkgconfig
> (if you installed xfce4 libs in /usr/local)
> * ./ && make 
make distclean etc/etc on libxfcegui4 libxfce4mcs both OK

make distclean fails on xfce-mcs-manager as follows

Press any key to continue...root at belle:/usr/src/xfce-devel/xfce-mcs-manager#
make distclean
Making distclean in .
make[1]: Entering directory /usr/src/xfce-devel/xfce-mcs-manager'
rm -f config.h
rm -f TAGS ID
rm -f Makefile xfce-mcs-manager.spec
rm -f config.cache config.log stamp-h stamp-h[0-9]*
rm -rf xfce-mcs-manager.spec *.cache *~
rm -f libtool
make[1]: Leaving directory /usr/src/xfce-devel/xfce-mcs-manager'
Making distclean in xfce-mcs-manager
make[1]: Entering directory
Makefile:272: *** missing separator.  Stop.
make[1]: Leaving directory
make: *** [distclean-recursive] Error 1
Press any key to continue...

To save wasting your time I will post this now and try further down later.



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