xfce 64bit compile problems

Auke Kok sofar at foo-projects.org
Thu Nov 10 23:26:13 CET 2005

Joshua Jensen wrote:

>I've got the src rpms from http://www.xfce.org/archive/xfce-,
>and I'm having some problems compiling them on Red Hat Enterprise Linux
>4 for EM64T/Opteron.  For several of the packages that require
>startup-notification, I get this error message during compile:
>$ gcc -O2 -g -pipe -m64 -Wl,-O1 -o xfcalendar xfcalendar-about-xfcalendar.o xfcalendar-callbacks.o xfcalendar-interface.o xfcalendar-main.o xfcalendar-mainbox.o xfcalendar-reminder.o xfcalendar-support.o xfcalendar-tray_icon.o xfcalendar-xfce_trayicon.o -Wl,--export-dynamic -Wl,-R/usr/lib64  -L/usr/X11R6/lib64 /usr/lib64/libxfcegui4.so -lstartup-notification-1 -lgtk-x11-2.0 -lgdk-x11-2.0 -latk-1.0 -lgdk_pixbuf-2.0 -lpangoxft-1.0 -lpangox-1.0 -lpango-1.0 -lgmodule-2.0 -ldl /usr/lib64/libdbh.so -lm /usr/lib64/libxfce4mcs-client.so -lSM -lICE -lX11 /usr/lib64/libxfce4util.so -lgobject-2.0 -lglib-2.0
>/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lstartup-notification-1
>collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
>make[2]: *** [xfcalendar] Error 1
>I really do have startup-notification installed, I promise:
># ldconfig -v | grep startup-notification
>        libstartup-notification-1.so.0 -> libstartup-notification-1.so.0.0.0
>        libstartup-notification-1.so.0 -> libstartup-notification-1.so.0.0.0

maybe I'm being completely stupid here, but is the symlink named 
'libstartup-notification-1.so' present and pointing to the proper library?


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