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Re: error with this portion of configure

From: Raja R Harinath
Subject: Re: error with this portion of configure
Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2004 12:07:02 +0530
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joseph speigle <address@hidden> writes:

> running from commandline gives proper responde returned $? of 1 as here:
> address@hidden joe]$ sudo su
> address@hidden joe]# pkg-config --exists "libgtkhtml-3.1 >= 3.0.0"
> address@hidden joe]# echo $?
> 1
> address@hidden joe]#

The command returned a failing error code.

> however, configure script dies like this:
> -------------------------------------------------------
> checking for libgtkhtml-3.1 >= 3.0.0... Package libgtkhtml-3.1 was not found 
> in the pkg-config search path.
> Perhaps you should add the directory containing `libgtkhtml-3.1.pc'
> to the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable
> No package 'libgtkhtml-3.1' found
> configure: error: Library requirements (libgtkhtml-3.1 >= 3.0.0) not met; 
> consider adjusting the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable if your libraries 
> are in a nonstandard prefix so pkg-config can find them.
> -------------------------------------------------------
> is there an explanation for this behavior? maybe, something outside the box?

And 'configure' is doing the right thing.  Were you expecting a
different behaviour?

- Hari
Raja R Harinath ------------------------------ address@hidden

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