Compiling 1.9 - ltdl.h/libtool error [was: RE: Semi-OT: Eastern MA (US) banks compatable with GNUCash?]

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Tue Feb 14 20:12:11 EST 2006

Quoting Don Levey <gnucash at>:

> So... there I am, trying to compile 1.9.  I figured I would take the chance,
> since the next RPM package for Fedora would most likely be 2.0 and would
> update then.  First step is to run ./configure, where I get:
> 	checking for ltdl.h... no
> 	configure: error: Cannot find ltdl.h -- libtool-devel not installed?
> Interesting thing is:
> 	[root at dauphin gnucash-1.9.0]# rpm -q libtool
> 	libtool-1.5.16.multilib2-3
> 	[root at dauphin gnucash-1.9.0]# locate ltdl.h
> 	/usr/share/libtool/libltdl/ltdl.h
> 	/usr/include/lam_ltdl.h

What do you see in config.log?  I've built 1.9 cvs on FC4 just fine.

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