kde 3.4 (arts) Install Problems

Dave Feustel dfeustel at verizon.net
Mon Jan 31 00:05:47 GMT 2005

On Sunday 30 January 2005 05:45 pm, Michael Nottebrock wrote:
> On Sunday, 30. January 2005 23:19, Dave Feustel wrote:
> > I am now trying to install arts as part of kde 3.4
> >
> > Arts wants pkg-config installed (why?). Ok, I did that.
> >
> > Now it wants glib2-2.0 installed. I already have glib2-2.4.5 installed.
> > Why is that not good enough?
> It is good enough. The question is rather why it doesn't detect it (perhaps 
> you didn't specify --with-extra-includes / --with-extra-libs properly, or 
> perhaps the check is b0rked and ignores those - then you'd need 
> CFLAGS/CXXFLAGS tweaking).
> > How many more surprise package requirements are going to be
> > sprung on me as I keep rerunning configure?
> Well, HEAD is full of surprises of that kind. Or more seriously, the 
> requirements page is only valid for releases (although it admittedly misses 
> glib2), and HEAD has changed since 3.4-beta1 - the only way to find out about 
> dependencies is to run configure.

I figured as much. I decided I might as well learn to live with it. 

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