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Re: [bug-gv] Compiling gv-3.6.7: Configure can't find Xaw3d library

From: George . Watt
Subject: Re: [bug-gv] Compiling gv-3.6.7: Configure can't find Xaw3d library
Date: Wed, 09 Sep 2009 13:02:16 -0300
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Thanks Guys,

The problem, it turns out, is that the xaw3d-devel package is not available in 
SLED11.  So I either have to load up an openSuse package, which compromises my 
SLED support contract, or use evince to view postcript.  openSuse also provides 
gv pre-compiled.


Bernhard R. Link wrote:
> * Markus Steinborn <address@hidden> [090904 07:56]:
>> address@hidden schrieb:
>>> Trying to compile gv from gv-3.6.7.tar.gz using gcc on an x86_64 machine 
>>> using an uptodate SLED 11 OS.  ./configure gives the attached config.log.  
>>> However, Xaw3d is installed as shown below:
>>> $ find /usr -name "*Xaw3d*"
>>> /usr/lib64/libXaw3d.so.8
>>> /usr/lib64/libXaw3d.so.6
>>> /usr/lib64/libXaw3d.so.8.0
>>> /usr/lib64/libXaw3d.so.6.1
>>> /usr/lib/libXaw3d.so.8
>>> /usr/lib/libXaw3d.so.6
>>> /usr/lib/libXaw3d.so.8.0
>>> /usr/lib/libXaw3d.so.6.1
>> You are missing the Xaw3d-header files:
> It's not only the header files, but is also the .so symlink.
> The libXaw3d.so.VERSION are for already existing binaries to use.
> To create new binaries, you need a libXaw3d.so file, which is usually
> a symlink to one of the ones with version.
> But the symlink will usually be in the same package as the header files,
> so if you install the correct package for the headers, you will most
> likely also have the needed symlink.
> Hochachtungsvoll,
>       Bernhard R. Link

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