ORBit installation error

Mason Staugler mason at ulixesrex.com
Sun Nov 3 18:42:48 PST 2002


billyoc at highos.com wrote:
 > 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

I did that as well and just tried it again and got the same problem.

Mason



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