[lazarus] OFF TOPIC - Brid.A circulating

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Sat Nov 9 16:27:32 EST 2002

> I got stuck in the installation of Lazarus on my (suse-) Linux machine. 
> Alle the libraries, all the sources are present (I think) but on the end 
> I got the next message:
>     /................pt/gnome/lib -Fl/usr/local/ActiveTcl/lib -di386
>     lazarus.pp
>     Free Pascal Compiler version 1.0.7 [2002/09/21] for i386
>     Copyright (c) 1993-2002 by Florian Klaempfl
>     Target OS: Linux for i386
>     Compiling lazarus.pp
>     Assembling lazarus
>     Linking ./lazarus
>     _*/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lgtk*_
>     lazarus.pp(302) Error: Error while linking
>     Closing script ./ppas.sh
>     make[1]: *** [lazarus] Error 1
>     make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/local/lazarus'
>     make: *** [ide] Error 2
>     p633-linux:/usr/local/lazarus #I
>     /
> Can anyone please tell me where I did go wrong?

Installation of Linux :-) 

- libgtk is either not installed, or 
- the path it is in is not in /etc/ld.so.conf or
- you did enter the path in ld.so.conf, but did not run ldconfig

locate libgtk is usually the easiest way to find it.

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