./configure doesn't work in karmic

Asked by malev

Hi Curtis!
I'm having a strange problem while using ./configure in karmic.
It doesn't find gedit. It says, I don't have it installed.
I'm posting here the output:

malev@malev-laptop:~/temp/gedit-developer-plugins-0.3.1$ ./configure
checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
checking whether build environment is sane... yes
checking for a thread-safe mkdir -p... /bin/mkdir -p
checking for gawk... no
checking for mawk... mawk
checking whether make sets $(MAKE)... yes
checking whether NLS is requested... yes
checking for style of include used by make... GNU
checking for gcc... gcc
checking for C compiler default output file name... a.out
checking whether the C compiler works... yes
checking whether we are cross compiling... no
checking for suffix of executables...
checking for suffix of object files... o
checking whether we are using the GNU C compiler... yes
checking whether gcc accepts -g... yes
checking for gcc option to accept ISO C89... none needed
checking dependency style of gcc... none
checking for intltool >= 0.35.0... 0.41.0 found
checking for intltool-update... /usr/bin/intltool-update
checking for intltool-merge... /usr/bin/intltool-merge
checking for intltool-extract... /usr/bin/intltool-extract
checking for xgettext... /usr/bin/xgettext
checking for msgmerge... /usr/bin/msgmerge
checking for msgfmt... /usr/bin/msgfmt
checking for gmsgfmt... /usr/bin/msgfmt
checking for perl... /usr/bin/perl
checking for perl >= 5.8.1... 5.10.0
checking for XML::Parser... ok
checking whether to enable maintainer-specific portions of Makefiles... no
checking for python... /usr/bin/python
checking for python version... 2.6
checking for python platform... linux2
checking for python script directory... ${prefix}/lib/python2.6/dist-packages
checking for python extension module directory... ${exec_prefix}/lib/python2.6/dist-packages
checking for pkg-config... /usr/bin/pkg-config
checking pkg-config is at least version 0.9.0... yes
checking for GEDIT... configure: error: Package requirements (
    pygtk-2.0 >= 2.14
    gedit-2.20 >= 2.26.0
) were not met:

No package 'gedit-2.20' found

Consider adjusting the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable if you
installed software in a non-standard prefix.

Alternatively, you may set the environment variables GEDIT_CFLAGS
and GEDIT_LIBS to avoid the need to call pkg-config.
See the pkg-config man page for more details.

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Curtis Hovey (sinzui) said :

You do not have developer packages installed to build the plugin. This plugin requires the python-gtk-dev and gedit-dev packages installed.

Since you are using karmic, you probably want to use the PPA that is listed on the front page: https://launchpad.net/~sinzui/+archive/ppa. YOu can get the plugin and regular updates without setting getting the development tools.

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