[CentOS] gtk+-2 and centos 5

Filipe Brandenburger filbranden at gmail.com
Mon Jun 22 05:26:42 UTC 2009


On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 00:28, Frank Cox<theatre at sasktel.net> wrote:
> configure:4752: gcc -o conftest -g -O2    conftest.c -lexpat -lz   >&5
> conftest.c:16:21: error: gtk/gtk.h: No such file or directory

gtk2-devel contains /usr/include/gtk-2.0/gtk/gtk.h. For that to work,
you have to use -I/usr/include/gtk-2.0 to the compiler, however that
should work automatically by using pkg-config. See the output of this

$ pkg-config --cflags gtk+-2.0
-I/usr/include/gtk-2.0 -I/usr/lib64/gtk-2.0/include
-I/usr/include/atk-1.0 -I/usr/include/cairo -I/usr/include/pango-1.0
-I/usr/include/glib-2.0 -I/usr/lib64/glib-2.0/include
-I/usr/include/freetype2 -I/usr/include/libpng12

"configure" should be using that automatically, for some reason it
does not appear to be doing that correctly... It might be using a
string other than "gtk+-2.0" to pass to pkg-config, you could check

You could also try to manually override it by passing CFLAGS and
LDFLAGS variables to configure using pkg-config to include gtk+-2.0
yourself. That can be done with something like:

$ CFLAGS=`pkg-config --cflags gtk+-2.0` LDFLAGS=`pkg-config --libs
gtk+-2.0` ./configure ...

And "./configure --help" might have more details on what else you can
do to specify where gtk+ is installed on your system...


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