[CentOS] hplip problems - configure: error: "cannot find libjpeg support"

Roger Wells ROGER.K.WELLS at saic.com
Mon Mar 16 20:39:29 UTC 2009

Robert Nichols wrote:
> Anne Wilson wrote:
>> I have hplip running on Mandriva 2009, Fedora 9 and Fedora 10.  I get the full 
>> range of services there.  I don't know why we have this strange situation on 
>> CentOS.  The HP website says it is tested against CentOS  5, yet the problems 
>> seem to be down to not being able to find packages that are definitely 
>> installed, and installed by totally standard yum :-(
> The usual problem when a build procedure complains that a package is
> missing when you actually have it installed is that you need the
> matching "-devel" package.  The base package just provides the execution
> libraries.  You need the development package in order to build new
> programs that use those libraries.
The point remains, IMHO,  that the building and installation of HPLIP 
should fail if packages that it needs are not there.
roger wells

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