Alex Dupre ale at
Tue Mar 29 23:30:29 PST 2005

Aaron Siegel wrote:
> checking for magic.h... yes
> checking for magic_open in -lmagic... no
> configure: error: libmagic not found. Please install libmagic.
> I have copied magic.h from the source tree to  /usr/include. Is this a common 
> error?

Yes, a known problem of 5.3-RELEASE. It's fixed in -STABLE and -CURRENT 
(by installing the magic.h in /usr/include).

Alex Dupre

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