configure failure in ports build on current

Martin Tournoij carpetsmoker at
Fri May 4 04:50:02 UTC 2007

On Thu 03 May 2007 18:05, Derek Tattersall wrote:
> I attempted to build gtk20 on my AMD64 current box.  It fails in the
> configure step as follows:
> checking for TIFFReadScanline in -ltiff... no
> checking for TIFFWriteScanline in -ltiff... no
> checking for TIFFFlushData in -ltiff34... no
> configure: WARNING: *** TIFF loader will not be built (TIFF library not
> found) ***
> configure: error:
> *** Checks for TIFF loader failed. You can build without it by passing
> *** --without-libtiff to configure but some programs using GTK+ may
> *** not work properly
> ===>  Script "configure" failed unexpectedly.
> However, nm /usr/local/lib/ shows:
> 000000000002df90 T TIFFReadScanline
> 000000000002e450 T TIFFScanlineSize
> 0000000000030890 T TIFFWriteScanline
> 00000000000176b0 T TIFFFlushData
> Building on 6.2 Stable AMD64 has no problems.  I also note that libtiff
> on Stable is also in /usr/local/lib.  
> Is there some environment variable that I haven't set in the current
> box, or what?  Does anybody have a clue for me?
Does ldconfig know about your tiff library?
ldconfig -r | grep tiff

Which version of gtk are you trying to build? And which version of
tiff do you have installed?

Can you attach your config.log (should be in work/gtk.../config.log)

Martin Tournoij

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