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[Feb. 8th, 2004|03:08 am]
I'm attempting to compile logjam 4.3.0 on SuSE 8.2 with gtkspell enabled.

The configure script fails to find gtkspell.

dustpuppy:/usr/local/src/logjam-4.3.0 # rpm -qa | grep gtkspell
OK, so gtk and its development libraries are installed....
dustpuppy:/usr/local/src/logjam-4.3.0 # ./configure --with-gtkspell

[lots of output from configure deleted]

checking for gtkspell-2.0... not found

[more stuff deleted]

logjam 4.3.0 build configuration:

- Using GTK: yes
- Using GtkSpell: no
- Using GtkHTML: no
- Using librsvg: no
- Use docklet ("tray icon"): yes
- Using networking backend: curl
- Build XMMS helper: yes

dustpuppy:/usr/local/src/logjam-4.3.0 #

Item 1: I can't figure out why the configure script isn't finding gtkspell.

Item 2: shouldn't the configure script fail if you specify "--with-gtkspell" on the command line and the gtkspell libraries are not found? I had to grovel through quite a bit out output to find the one specific place where configure didn't find the libraries in question.

[User Picture]From: terpsichoros
2004-02-08 11:45 am (UTC)


I posted my difficulties with a slightly earlier version recently. I've been told that essentially, everything that LogJam actually needs is there, but is hiding in weird places or with different names.

Logjam isn't important enough to me to make the effort of fiddling with config files and strewing my system with weird symlinks unless I know exactly what I need to change.

3.0.4 works well enough for me to wait for people who know what they're doing to fix the problem.
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