On Tue, Apr 10, 2018 at 03:19:51AM +0100, Ken Moffat wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 09, 2018 at 08:35:01PM -0500, rhubarbpie...@gmail.com wrote:
> > 
> > Compiling Thunderbird without gtk+-2 installed produces the following:
> > 
> > -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > 
> > 
> > DEBUG: configure:12485: checking for gtk+-2.0 >= 2.18.0 gtk+-unix-print-2.0
> > glib-2.0 >= 2.22 gobject-2.0 gdk-x11-2.0
> > DEBUG: configure: error: Library requirements (gtk+-2.0 >= 2.18.0
> > gtk+-unix-print-2.0 glib-2.0 >= 2.22 gobject-2.0 gdk-x11-2.0) not met;
> > consider adjusting the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable if your
> > libraries are in a nonstandard prefix so pkg-config can find them.
> > ERROR: old-configure failed *** Fix above errors and then restart with\
> > "make -f client.mk build"
> > make[1]: *** [/sources/thunderbird-52.6.0/client.mk:362: configure] Error 1
> > make[1]: Leaving directory '/sources/thunderbird-52.6.0'
> > make: *** [client.mk:374:
> > /sources/thunderbird-52.6.0/obj-x86_64-pc-linux-gnu/Makefile] Error 2
> > 
> > -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > 
> > 
> > Thunderbird compiles successfully after installing gtk+-2.  Firefox lists
> > gtk+-2 as a requirement, should Thunderbird?  If not, is there something
> > I've missed?
> > 
> 
> Based on firefox's inability to get rid of gtk2 from its default
> build, I will guess that thunderbird too probably needs it.
> 
> Thunderbird is not something I use, but those messages seem
> conclusive.  I'll add it in while I wait to see if rust is going to
> crash my system again.
> 
Scratch that - 52.6.0 is old.  If you build 52.7.0 (and move the gtk2
pkgconfig file so that it is not found), do you still get this error
?

ĸen
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