[cairo] Building on RedHat with non standard libary locations

Andrea Canciani ranma42 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 10 09:39:29 PST 2010

On Fri, Dec 10, 2010 at 5:23 PM,  <philip at vogon.net> wrote:
> I am trying to build on a RH system, to which I do not have root access.
> Pixman is not installed, so I downloaded this and installed it.
> The installation is based in a directory named /opt/ldapadm/
> So the pixman libraries are in /opt/ldapadmin/lib
> When I try to configure cairo, I don’t see any way (at least not from
> config --help) to tell configure to look in /opt/ldapadm/lib for its
> libraries.
> I get the following (of course):
> checking for pkg-config... /usr/bin/pkg-config
> checking pkg-config is at least version 0.9.0... yes
> checking for pixman... no
> configure: error: pixman >= 0.10.0 is required
> (http://cairographics.org/releases/)
> Any suggestions on how to get configure to add a non standard library path
> to its searches?

./configure --help
should tell you what variables can be set up for specifying the location of the
dependencies. pixman_CFLAGS and pixman_LIBS are the two vars
for pixman.


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