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Trying to install something from source and configure stops and suggests I should add the *.pc file of some package to PKG_CONFIG or something similar. But there is no .pc ...
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- 07-19-2008 #1
No .pc file.
In fact the vast majority of my packages do not have a .pc file. Is this a problem? What should I do? TIA.
- 07-19-2008 #2
Usually you need to install the devel version of the package listed as missing by the configure script. Can you post back a detailed error message and we can help you solve the problem.
- 07-21-2008 #3
Great thanks, did that - although I'm not quite sure how: apt said it hadn't got the right thing - and it worked. The -dev package had the .pc file in it. Incidentally you may search for the .pc file on debian.org's find package thing.