Subject: Re: using gtk+ with pkg_comp
To: None <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 12/10/2006 10:02:03
On Sat, 9 Dec 2006 17:25:43 -0500
"Steven M. Bellovin" <> wrote:

> I'm trying to rebuild all of my packages using pkg_comp.  I started
> with a list built by pkg_comp, fired things off, and -- not
> surprisingly -- some packages didn't build.  I did a 'pkg_comp
> makeroot' and 'pkg_comp chroot', added all the packages I'd built --
> my target had been set to 'package', and tried to build the missing
> ones. Several failed because they couldn't find either xrandr or gtk+.
> Here's the message from trying to build firefox2:
> 	checking for gtk+-2.0 >= 1.3.7... Package xrandr was not found
> in the pkg-config search path. Perhaps you should add the directory
> containing `xrandr.pc' to the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable
> Package 'xrandr', required by 'GDK', not found configure: error:
> Library requirements (gtk+-2.0 >= 1.3.7) not met; consider adjusting
> the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable if your libraries are in a
> nonstandard prefix so pkg-config can find them. *** Error code 1
> This is on -current from two days ago; perhaps critically, I'm using
> xorg from pkgsrc.  Xrandr is installed in the chrooted area, and
> it does depend on xorg-libs.
Following up my own post -- it had nothing to do with pkg_comp.  I had
to cvs update and rebuild gtk2+.

		--Steve Bellovin,