ORBit installation error

billyoc at quasar.highos.com billyoc at quasar.highos.com
Sat Nov 2 21:21:18 PST 2002


mason at ulixesrex.com (Mason Staugler) writes:

> 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.
> >>
> >>
> >>Mason
> >>
> > 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?
> 

I'm just taking a wild guess here, but after you executed the 
commands in the pre-installation configuration section, did 
you 'source /etc/profile' ?

Billy
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