[ardour-users] Compiling Problem?

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Tue Sep 20 03:52:13 PDT 2005

On Tue, 2005-09-20 at 20:40 +1000, James wrote:
> I've gotten the same AM_PATH_GTK error with the 0.9beta30 release.
> A couple of releases ago, I ran into that problem, which turned out to
> be a case of the gtk+ rpm being installed without a corresponding -devel
> rpm. The fix, of course, is to either install the -devel rpm or remove
> the rpm and install gtk+-1.2.10 from source.
> This time, I had to comment out the AM_PATH_GTK check in
> libs/gtkmm/configure.ac (line 172) to get it to compile.
> I'm not sure which aspect of Fedora Core 4 it didn't like, but it
> compiled happily thereafter.

something is wrong if compiling the 0.9beta30 tarball requires any part
of autotools to build it. this requirement does exist for CVS builds,
but it is not intended to exist for builds of a release tarball. the
configure script is supposed to be included in the tarball. i will check
it out.

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