[blfs-support] dbus-1.6.8 doesn't compile...

Simon Geard delgarde at ihug.co.nz
Sun Nov 25 23:17:53 PST 2012


On Sun, 2012-11-25 at 21:26 -0800, Michael C. Robinson wrote:
> corrupt.c:33:37: fatal error: dbus/dbus-glib-lowlevel.h: No such file  
> or directory
> compilation terminated.
> 
> It would appear that a header file in dbus-glib-0.100 is needed to  
> compile dbus-1.6.8.  So trying to compile dbus-glib-0.100 first fails  
> because it needs dbus and dbus fails because it needs the other.  Uge!  
>   Circular dependency here.

What command are you running that resulted in that error? The book notes
that dbus-glib bindings are necessary to run tests, but shouldn't be
needed to compile and install dbus itself.

> 
> I can't get glib-2.34.2 to compile either.  Considering that glib is  
> evidently essential for gnome to function, this isn't good.

Can you be a bit more specific? "Can't get XYZ to compile" isn't much
for us to go by...

Simon.
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