Newbie build problems

Dave Peticolas
Wed, 01 Nov 2000 17:01:57 -0800

Ryan Hinton writes:
> I'd like to work on gnucash, but I can't get configure to finish.  I've
> been trying to install the latest gtk, glib, g-wrap, and guile with no
> avail.  The last few lines of the failed configure run are as follows:
> checking for jpeg_read_scanlines in -ljpeg... yes
> checking for png_read_image in -lpng... yes
> checking for XpmReadFileToXpmImage in -lXpm... yes
> /configure: gnome-config: command not found
> checking gtk-xmhtml/gtk-xmhtml.h... configure: error: Cannot find
> gtk-xmhtml.h.  See the README for more info.
> I've checked the README, and AFAIK, I have all the packages required. 
> Any help would be appreciated.  (NOTE: please send directly to me at
> since I'm not on the list yet.)

Does your system use -devel packages? If so, you will need
to install them for gnome-libs, gtk, etc.