Re: Cannot configure with Xsane

From: Henning Meier-Geinitz (
Date: Wed Jan 17 2001 - 10:00:34 PST

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    On Wed, Jan 17, 2001 at 02:15:30PM +0900, wrote:
    > checking for sane-config... /usr/local/bin/sane-config
    > checking for SANE - version >= 1.0.0... no
    > *** Could not run SANE test program, checking why...
    > *** The test program compiled, but did not run. This usually means
    > *** that the run-time linker is not finding SANE or finding the wrong
    > *** version of SANE. If it is not finding SANE, you'll need to set your
    > *** LD_LIBRARY_PATH environment variable, or edit /etc/ to point
    > *** to the installed location Also, make sure you have run ldconfig if that
    > *** is required on your system

    Did you do the things mentioned in this text? Also have a look at the
    INSTALL file which mentions this problem explicitely.

    > checking for gimp-config... /usr/local/bin/gimp-config
    > checking for GIMP - version >= 1.0.0... no
    > *** Could not run GIMP test program, checking why...
    > ./configure: =-I/usr/lib/glib/include -I/usr/X11R6/include Such directory or File don't exist.
    > ./configure: =-L/usr/lib -L/usr/X11R6/lib -lgtk -lgdk -rdynamic
    > -lgmodule -lglib -ldl -lXext -lX11 -lm: Such directory or File don't exist.

    Looks quite suspicous. But maybe it's the same problem as above
    (/usr/local/lib/ not in /etc/ or LD_LIBRARY_PATH).

    This may also be the reason for your problem with xscanimage and Gimp.


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