ORBit installation error

Mason Staugler mason at ulixesrex.com
Sat Nov 2 21:15:19 PST 2002

Larry wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 31, 2002 at 12:24:34AM -0500, Mason Staugler wrote:
>>I'm in the middle of installing GNOME and I'm stuck on the ORBit 
>>package. I'm using the directions from the book:
>>./configure --prefix=/opt/gnome &&
>>make &&
>>make install
>>It returns this error while configuring: "Package linc was not found in 
>>the pkg-config search path. Perhaps you should add the directory 
>>containing 'linc.pc' to the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable."
>>The path to linc.pc is: /opt/gnome2/lib/pkgconfig/linc.pc and I do have 
>>/opt/gnome2/lib/pkgconfig in my PKG_CONFIG_PATH in ~/.bash_profile...so 
>>I don't know what's going on.
> Every library installation page has a configuration paragraph which
> simple states that you should run ldconfig after installing the library.
> Almost all installation scripts include this so it is easily skipped
> without problems. DO NOT SKIP this step after linc, or ORBit will give
> this message.
> Larry

I thought that it was okay to run it anytime after the library was 
installed. Does it have to be done immediately? I've run it several 
times before trying ORBit and also to try and fix it.

If I have to do it immediately after installing a library, is it alright 
to just reinstall linc?


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