[cairo] Building on RedHat with non standard libary locations

suzuki toshiya mpsuzuki at hiroshima-u.ac.jp
Fri Dec 10 09:35:30 PST 2010


How about setting PKG_CONFIG_PATH to include /opt/ldapadm/lib/pkgconfig,
if pc files of pixman (and other required libraries) is stored in there?


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?
> Philip
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