Re: gtk upgrade woes!

Martin DiViaio (martindiviaio@erols.com)
Tue, 18 May 1999 12:30:47 +0000


This is what I did to install gtk 1.2.3.

Got the source code tar.gz balls glib-1.2.3 and gtk+-1.2.3.

Untarred glib first and ran the configure script at follows:

./configure --prefix=/usr/local/glib-1.2.3

This will select an install directory of /usr/local/glib-1.2.3.

I then finished the installation. (make ; make install)

Edited /etc/ld.so.conf:

Added /usr/src/glib-1.2.3 AND /usr/src/glib-1.2.3/lib to the directory
list.

Then ran /sbin/ldconfig -v

This added the glib libraries to the include list so they can be easily
found when I compiled the gtk+ stuff.

I compiled the gtk+ tar ball the same way EXCEPT I used
/usr/local/gtk+-1.2.3 as the install directory. You don't have to but I
did it this way in case I ever upgrade these packages again and get
interupted. I will know instantly where I left off.

One final note: You need to install glib BEFORE gtk. gtk will not
compile without glib in place.

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