I'm trying to compile Midnight Commander on a KUbuntu 9.10 (Karmic) box with no root access. I've set up a directory under
$HOME, downloaded the
mc source package and various stuff required for building, such as
autotools. I've unpacked the
CONTENTS of all those packages into this working directory such that I have the usual
./etc hierarchy. I manage to get
configure through a lot of tests, but I can't seem to fool it into finding
checking for glib-2.0... checking for glib-config... no checking for glib12-config... no checking for glib-config... no checking for GLIB - version >= 1.2.6... no *** The glib-config script installed by GLIB could not be found *** If GLIB was installed in PREFIX, make sure PREFIX/bin is in *** your path, or set the GLIB_CONFIG environment variable to the *** full path to glib-config. configure: error: Test for glib failed. GNU Midnight Commander requires glib 1.2.6 or above.
My system has
... and I've also downloaded and unpacked the glib package into my working directory:
... but still the elusive
glib-config is nowhere to be found. It's not in any debian package for Karmic, either.
So I'd appreciate any help getting over this hurdle. Please note, again, that I don't have root, so I can't just merrily