[packagekit] configure error while building packagekit from source

Sebastian Heinlein glatzor at ubuntu.com
Wed Jan 28 10:49:11 PST 2009

Am Mittwoch, den 28.01.2009, 22:23 +0530 schrieb pranjal pandit:
> i am trying to build packagekit from source, i followed the steps to
> do so from the link
> (https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/BuildingPackageKitFromSource) but
> encountered an configure error. 
> (/home/pranjal is my home directory)
> ./autogen.sh --enable-maintainer-mode --enable-gtk-doc
> --prefix= /home/pranjal/.root --enable-apt --enable-dummy
> --enable-docbook-docs --enable-tests --enable-developer --enable-local
> --with-default-backend=apt
> this is the complete output :

Here are the Debian and Ubuntu build dependencies:

libpam0g-dev libglib2.0-dev libdbus-glib-1-dev(>=0.76) libnm-glib-dev
network-manager-dev libpolkit-dev(>=0.8) libpolkit-grant-dev(>=0.8)
libpolkit-dbus-dev(>=0.8) policykit(>=0.8) libapt-pkg-dev autotools-dev
libtool libsqlite3-dev python python-dev python-central(>=0.5)
python-apt docbook-utils gtk-doc-tools xmlto xulrunner-1.9-dev
libgtk2.0-dev libdbus-glib-1-dev update-manager-core
python-software-properties libgstreamer-plugins-base0.10-dev
libarchive-dev libcppunit-dev libqt4-dev

Which distribution do you use?

There are Ubuntu packages available:


Furthermore you did not pay attention to the configure options:
"--prefix= /root" is not the same as "--prefix=/root".


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