Abiword 2.6.4 on Ubuntu

Chris Ball cjb at laptop.org
Thu Jul 17 17:52:43 EDT 2008


   > It appears that the 2.6.4 sources aren't configured to build
   > correctly on Ubuntu using configure and GNU make.

No, you're just missing the libglib2.0-dev package.

   > ./configure reports
   > configure: error: No package 'glib-2.0' found
   > (The correct name on Ubuntu is libglib2.0-0)

It's talking about pkgconfig packages, not Ubuntu ones.

   > Then make says:

make won't work until configure has run successfully.

- Chris.
Chris Ball   <cjb at laptop.org>

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