[Libreoffice] FOO_GTK error when running autogen.sh

Terrell Prude' Jr. microman at cmosnetworks.com
Wed Nov 3 13:28:45 PDT 2010

Wols Lists wrote:
> On 03/11/10 19:44, Terrell Prude' Jr. wrote:
>> OK, folks, I've got another issue, this time when running autogen.sh.
>> Here's the command I'm running (OS is CentOS 5).
>> ./autogen.sh --with-git --with-num-cpus=3 --without-junit --disable-kde4
>> I get the following configure error:
>> checking for autoconf... yes
>> checking for flex... yes
>> checking for bison... yes
>> checking for ccache... no
>> checking for distcc... no
>> checking for widget sets... checking for FOO_GTK... no
>> configure: error: Gtk+ library requirements were not met
>> If I throw the "--disable-gtk" switch, autogen.sh is happy.  I
>> checked, and I'm seeing the gtk+-devel and gtk2-devel packages installed.
>> BTW, this is a new box, a 64-bit Core 2 Duo running 64-bit CentOS 5. 
>> Both the 32- and 64-bit versions of the gtk+ and gtk2 binaries and
>> "-devel" packages appear to be installed.  I made sure by yum
>> install'ing these packages, and they're showing up as already installed.
>> Suggestions?
> First thing. Have you got a file gtk+-2.0.pc in /usr/lib/pkgconfig? If
> not, any ideas why not? If a similar file, what's that called?
> configure.in is using pkgconfig to see what libraries you have on your
> system, and that's the library it's looking for. If it can't find it,
> that's why it's moaning that gtk isn't present.
> Let me know more, and I'll dig deeper (I'm trying to get the Qt version
> of this test working correctly :-)
> Cheers,
> Wol
Just checked.  Looks like the file is there.  Here's an ls -l, and the 
contents of the file.

[root at tprude01 pkgconfig]# ls -l gtk*
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 322 May 24  2008 gtk+-2.0.pc
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 373 Mar 14  2007 gtk2-java.pc
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 156 Mar 14  2007 gtk-engines-2.pc
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 171 Mar 14  2007 gtk+.pc
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 294 May 24  2008 gtk+-unix-print-2.0.pc
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 322 May 24  2008 gtk+-x11-2.0.pc
[root at tprude01 pkgconfig]# pwd
[root at tprude01 pkgconfig]# more gtk+-2.0.pc


Name: GTK+
Description: GIMP Tool Kit (${target} target)
Version: 2.10.4
Requires: gdk-${target}-2.0 atk cairo
Libs: -L${libdir} -lgtk-${target}-2.0
Cflags: -I${includedir}/gtk-2.0
[root at tprude01 pkgconfig]# 

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