--On November 20, 2007 3:34:29 PM -0700 Steve Franks
<[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
The first thing you should do is read the install docs - usually README
and INSTALL. Then run this command in the directory where you untar'd the
I'm trying to compile a non-port application for the first time ever.
The associated library built and installed just fine - I can see them
right in /usr/local/lib and usr/local/include/libnamefoo.h However,
when I run ./configure for the application, it clearly can't find the
libs. So my question is, should I be changing my path, is there a
standard variable I need to export, or what? Obviously for ports this
just works, so I've never had to do it. I'm sure there's a standard
way, so I thought I'd get in the habit of doing that right from the
# ./configure --help
This will tell you all the available options for configure, most likely
ones like --includedir and --libdir and --bindir and others that may be
As a lost resort you can edit the Makefile to add pointers to the
libraries, but that usually is not necessary.
Paul Schmehl ([EMAIL PROTECTED])
Senior Information Security Analyst
The University of Texas at Dallas
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