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

Tue Mar 24 15:22:19 UTC 2009
Roger Wells <ROGER.K.WELLS at saic.com>

Anne et al.,
I have been out for a while.  Has any resolution to this occurred.  I am 
still interested in it working correctly
even though I seem to have a "kludge" sort of working, i.e. I can scan & 
print, no fax but I can live with that.
roger wells

Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Monday 16 March 2009 19:30:17 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.
> Yes, I understand that.  I did forget, at the beginning, but that problem was 
> resolved a week or more ago.  All the packages that needed -devel packages got 
> them installed.  If I had had more time to spend on it, it might have been 
> possible to track down why it failed to find the package.  The actuall error 
> was
> Checking for dependency: DBus - Message bus system...
> error: NOT FOUND! This is a REQUIRED dependency. Please make sure that this 
> dependency is installed before installing or running HPLIP.
> I might have another play with this setup when things are less busy.
> Anne
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