[sylpheed:32249] Re: Sylpheed 2.5.0beta3 released

Marek Nožka tlapicka at centrum.cz
Sun Apr 27 04:02:28 JST 2008

On Sat, 26 Apr 2008 10:59:00 -0400 Andrew Grieser <agrieser at gmail.com>
wrote to tlapicka at centrum.cz:

> I was wondering if you could provide some insight on how to build for
> Debian Etch. I admit I am fairly new (~1 year) to linux and have
> limited experience building from source, but I felt that this was a
> package worth compiling.
> When I ran ./configure it aborted with the following error:
> checking for GLIB - version >= 2.4.0... no
> *** A new enough version of pkg-config was not found.
> *** See http://www.freedesktop.org/software/pkgconfig/
> configure: error: Test for GLib failed. See the 'INSTALL' for help.
> Is it impossible to build with the default etch glibc? I
> tried ./configure --disable-glibtest, but it still failed for the
> same reason.

Try install package libglib2.0-dev and libgtk2.0-dev.

Or try my package for Etch: 
1) Add
     deb http://mamut.spseol.cz/debs etchports main
to /etc/apt/sources.list

2) update list of packages
# aptitude update

3) install sylpheed
# aptitude install sylpheed

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