Re: Some coaching on apt-get and downgrading Package gtk+-2.0
On Thu, 04 Aug 2011 15:33:49 -0400, Randy Kramer wrote:
> Thanks, that worked perfectly, but, how did you know that, especially so
> Randy Kramer
> On Thursday 04 August 2011 08:52:24 am Eduardo M KALINOWSKI wrote:
>> On Qui, 04 Ago 2011, Randy Kramer wrote:
>> > Yesterday, my build started failing with messages like this:
>> > "Package gtk+-2.0 was not found in the pkg-config search path.
>> > Perhaps you should add the directory containing `gtk+-2.0.pc' to the
>> > PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable No package 'gtk+-2.0' found
>> > make: Nothing to be done for `all'."
>> The only thing you need is the gtk+2 2.0 devel package:
>> apt-file search gtk+-2.0.pc indicates to which package that file
Short answer: Because when you are running ./configure and see a message
saying "Package xyz was not found in the pkg-config search path", it
usually means (in Debian) that you need to install xyz*-dev* (asterisks
are for emphasis). xyz alone is not enough for the build.