libgnomeprint-1.116.1 - "undefined reference to 'deflate'"

Mason Staugler mason at
Thu Nov 28 07:44:48 PST 2002

Dagmar d'Surreal wrote:
> On Wed, 2002-11-27 at 06:24, James Drabb wrote:
>>I had this same error.  For some reason -lz was not beeing included on
>>all gcc invocations.  You can edit the Makefile or do something like:
>>To compile everything.  Then do what you normally do for make install.
> Check the output of your configure script there and make sure you're
> seeing:
> checking GP_LIBS... -Wl,--export-dynamic -lart_lgpl_2 -lpango-1.0
> -lbonobo-2 -lbonobo-activation -lORBit-2 -lxml2 -lz -lm -llinc
> -lgmodule-2.0 -ldl -lgobject-2.0 -lgthread-2.0 -lpthread -lglib-2.0
> It _should_ be picking up on the libz dependendency through the
> pkgconfig file from libxml2.

I got it to work by adding the -lz in the makefile when gcc is called. 
So I moved on and got another deflate error when making gnome-panel. 
I've already installed zlib according to the BLFS book (resolving a much 
earlier dependency) but does this mean that something went wrong?

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