gcvs error when doing make

yves.guerin at muhc.mcgill.ca yves.guerin at muhc.mcgill.ca
Wed May 9 15:31:02 UTC 2007

Dear Maintainer

I got the following error when trying to compile gcvs on my FreeBSD

uname -a
FreeBSD beastie.muhc.mcgill.ca 6.0-SECURITY FreeBSD 6.0-SECURITY #0: Tue
Apr 18 08:56:09 UTC 2006
root at builder.daemonology.net:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC  i386

checking for gtk-config... /usr/local/bin/gtk12-config
checking for GTK - version >= 1.2.0... ./configure.lineno:
/usr/local/bin/gtk12-config: not found
./configure.lineno: /usr/local/bin/gtk12-config: not found
./configure.lineno: /usr/local/bin/gtk12-config: not found
./configure.lineno: /usr/local/bin/gtk12-config: not found
./configure.lineno: /usr/local/bin/gtk12-config: not found
*** Could not run GTK test program, checking why...
*** The test program failed to compile or link. See the file config.log for
*** exact error that occured. This usually means GTK was incorrectly
*** or that you have moved GTK since it was installed. In the latter case,
*** may want to edit the gtk-config script: /usr/local/bin/gtk12-config
configure: error: Cannot find GTK: Is gtk-config in path?
===>  Script "make_configure" failed unexpectedly.
Please report the problem to ports at FreeBSD.org [maintainer] and attach the
"/opt/ports/devel/gcvs/work/gcvs-1.0/config.log" including the output of
failure of your make command. Also, it might be a good idea to provide an
overview of all packages installed on your system (e.g. an `ls
*** Error code 1

Stop in /opt/ports/devel/gcvs.

So I did the following and it works
[root at beastie bin]$ pwd
[root at beastie bin]$whereis gtk12-config
gtk12-config: /usr/X11R6/bin/gtk12-config
[root at beastie bin]$ ln -s /usr/X11R6/bin/gtk12-config gtk12-config



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