On Thu, Mar 23, 2006 at 07:31:09PM +0100, Colin Brace wrote:
> I installed Fedora Core 5 yesterday and am recompiling 2.3.7. Alas,
> configure returns an error message:
>   [...]
>   checking for TIFFReadScanline in -ltiff... no
>   checking for TIFFWriteScanline in -ltiff... no
>   checking for TIFFFlushData in -ltiff34... no
>   configure: error:
>   *** Checks for TIFF libary failed. You can build without it by passing
>   *** --without-libtiff to configure but you won't be able to use TIFFs then.
> However, libtiff is most definitely installed:
>   $ rpm -q libtiff
>   libtiff-3.7.4-3.2.1
> Any ideas why configure isn't seeing it?
unfortunately, i have no ideas the reason that configure is not seeing
it.  i have been trying to do the opposite though with gimp from cvs:

./configure --without-libtiff

and even though i send the flag through, configure finds it.

i am wondering if you configure --without-libtiff what happens?


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