[Mageia-dev] Build failure - but why?

Pascal Terjan pterjan at gmail.com
Sat Jun 30 02:42:17 CEST 2012

On Fri, Jun 29, 2012 at 4:29 PM, Johnny A. Solbu <cooker at solbu.net> wrote:
> On Friday 29 June 2012 20:43, Pascal Terjan wrote:
>> >> I would guess you need -lpthread as suggested by the message.
>> >
>> > And how do I get that? :-)=
>> You would need to patch the Makefile
> Oh. Right.
> Then howcome I didn't have to do that on Mandriva a few months back on the exact same version?
> The only difference in the spec from mdv is that on Cauldron the buildrequire "pkgconfig(gtk+)" was invalid or didn't exist, whereas it does in mdv.
> I suspect that  the buildrequire gtk2-devel isn't enough, but I dont know what else I'm missing.

It may only support gtk1 and not gtk2 so it now builds without gtk
support, and gtk causes to link to pthread so the build is broken when
not having gtk
(just a guess)

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