[Gtk-sharp-list] Novell Linux Desktop 9 can't compile gtk-sharp-2 due to glib apparently installed incorrectly

Dan Winship danw at novell.com
Tue Nov 1 10:30:10 EST 2005

The easy solution is to uninstall "glib-devel" (the glib 1 headers), 
because you're unlikely to ever need it.

-- Dan

Geoffrey Gowan wrote:
> Hi,
> Seems like glib is installed oddly on my NLD9 system
> so that while compiling gtk-sharp-2 against glib2
> headers the glibconfig.h from glib (not glib2) is
> being used.  The compile error occurs because
> G_BEGIN_DECLS is not defined before it is used in
> gtypes.h.  Apparently gmacros.h is included in
> glibconfig.h for glib2 but not glib.
> There is a symbolic link to the glib version of
> glibconfig.h in /opt/gnome/include.  Changing this
> symbolic link to point to the glib2 version fixes the
> compile problem, but I suppose this will break apps
> that want to build against glib instead of glib2. 
> Anybody have any idea how this problem came to exist? 
> It seems like there ought to be some way for each app
> to pick the correct version of glibconfig.h rather
> than me having to fudge this symbolic link each time.
> BTW, I'm new to this stuff, so forgive me if the same
> question was already asked.  I looked at the last
> couple months of archives and didn't see it.
> Thanks,
> Geoff
> --
> Geoffrey Gowan
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