Building gnucash on Ubuntu 12.04 Alpha

Colin Law clanlaw at
Tue Jan 24 11:20:15 EST 2012

On 24 January 2012 15:58, Derek Atkins <warlord at> wrote:
> Colin Law <clanlaw at> writes:
>> I was wrong, a reboot has not fixed it, I was confused, a not uncommon
>> occurrence.  The only way I can get it to run is by setting
>> On my working machine, which is Ubuntu 11.10 and has had gnucash
>> installed from the Ubuntu repository as well as manual builds, I do
>> not need to do this, and cannot work out how it manages to find the
>> library on that machine.  Any suggestions?  Otherwise I will just set
>> LD_LIBRARY_PATH and forget it.
> What was your --prefix?  If you didn't use a prefix that would explain
> it, because /usr/local/lib is probably not in your default
> anymore.

I have --prefix=/usr/bin/gnucash2.4, though initially I did build it
without a prefix then rebuilt it when I realised I had forgotten the
prefix.  Also it is only that one file it complains about, everything
else it seems to find ok.
The file is in /usr/lib/libglade/2.0 not /usr/local/lib.


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