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Jason Kretzer
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Joined: May 31, 2001
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I am trying to install Gnome 2.4 from source. So far I have installed glib
and pkgconfig. The glib is 2.2.3. For the next step I am trying to install
atk. when I run the configure of atk I get the following error
checking for GLIB - version >= 2.0.0...
*** 'pkg-config --modversion glib-2.0' returned 2.2.3, but GLIB (2.2.2)
*** was found! If pkg-config was correct, then it is best
*** to remove the old version of GLib. You may also be able to fix the error
*** by modifying your LD_LIBRARY_PATH enviroment variable, or by editing
*** /etc/ld.so.conf. Make sure you have run ldconfig if that is
*** required on your system.
*** If pkg-config was wrong, set the environment variable PKG_CONFIG_PATH
*** to point to the correct configuration files
no
configure: error:
*** GLIB 2.0.0 or better is required. The latest version of
*** GLIB is always available from ftp://ftp.gtk.org/. If GLIB is installed
*** but not in the same location as pkg-config add the location of the file
*** glib-2.0.pc to the environment variable PKG_CONFIG_PATH.

I had thought when you install something it overwrites the old version...
pkgconfig is finding the right version but the configure for atk is not.
Anyone have any ideas here?


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Tim Holloway
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Joined: Jun 25, 2001
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You're in the Linux equivalent of "DLL Hell". There's a version conflict between your static libraries and your system's dynamic libraries.
Check the man packes on "ldconfig" for starters.


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