dbus-glib installation problem

Luigi Paioro luigi at lambrate.inaf.it
Fri Sep 22 02:18:26 PDT 2006

Can you suggest me a solution? I've found that exists a PKG_CONFIG 
variable which cans influence the dbus-glib ./configure and the make 
behavior. So I've set up PKG_CONFIG=$PKG_CONFIG_PATH but nothing seems 
to change...

Thanks in advance.


Havoc Pennington wrote:
> Luigi Paioro wrote:
>> Hi!
>> I've installed D-Bus 0.93 (in a custom dir - SUSe 10.0) and now I'm 
>> trying to install dbus-glib-0.71 and dbus-python-0.71 bindings. I've 
>> set up the LD_LIBRARY_PATH adding <dbdus install>/lib and 
>> PKG_CONFIG_PATH adding <dbdus install>/lib/pkgconfig. I've configured 
>> dbus-glib with a command like:
>> ./configure --prefix=<dbdus install> --includedir=<dbdus install>/include
>> but compiling I get some errors like:
>>  gcc -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I. -I.. -I.. -I/opt/gnome/include/glib-2.0 
>> -I/opt/gnome/lib/glib-2.0/include -DDBUS_COMPILATION=1 
>> -DDBUS_LOCALEDIR=\"/antigone/luigi/work/software/dbus/dbus-0.93/installation/share/locale\" 
>> -DDBUS_API_SUBJECT_TO_CHANGE=1 -g -O2 -Wall -Wchar-subscripts 
>> -Wmissing-declarations -Wmissing-prototypes -Wnested-externs 
>> -Wpointer-arith -Wcast-align -Wfloat-equal -Wsign-compare -MT 
>> dbus-glib.lo -MD -MP -MF .deps/dbus-glib.Tpo -c dbus-glib.c  -fPIC 
>> -DPIC -o .libs/dbus-glib.o
>> In file included from dbus-glib.c:25:
>> dbus-glib.h:28:30: error: dbus/dbus-shared.h: No such file or directory
>> In file included from dbus-glib.c:25:
>> dbus-glib.h:74: error: syntax error before 'type'
>> In file included from dbus-glib.c:26:
>> dbus-glib-lowlevel.h:28:23: error: dbus/dbus.h: No such file or directory
>> and so on.
> The Includes: from the dbus .pc file in lib/pkgconfig should be on the 
> above compile line, but they aren't. Perhaps the dbus-glib build is 
> broken and does not put them there, or maybe something else, I don't 
> have a guess though if it's not just a bug in the dbus-glib build.
> Havoc

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