[Bioperl-l] Problems installing GD
lstein at cshl.edu
Mon Nov 8 15:08:33 EST 2004
Fair enough, but I'm afraid you're gong to bump up against this
problem the next time you're forced to install from source. Just be
On Monday 08 November 2004 01:23 pm, Barry Moore wrote:
> Thanks Dave and Andreas for your help. I previously had very
> limited experience with apt and debian packages. I read the apt
> docs over the weekend, and will no longer be trying to install from
> source things availble as packages. A colleague installed
> libgd-perl without a hitch over a weekend. One more small step up
> the linux learning curve! Thanks again.
> Dave Howorth wrote:
> > I think you have version problems in the underlying headers and
> > libraries. Check carefully that all the packages are correctly
> > installed and consistent. synaptic is quite good for that.
> > Barry Moore wrote:
> >> I'm installing on an Intel box running Debian GNU/Linux 2.4
> > Do you mean the kernel is a 2.4 kernel?
> > What release of Debian are you running? woody/stable,
> > sarge/testing, sid?
> >> libgd version 2.0.33
> > Where did you get this from? It doesn't appear to be a standard
> > Debian package. I believe you need a libgd2 package, not libgd,
> > and the versions for that are here:
> > http://packages.debian.org/cgi-bin/search_packages.pl?keywords=li
> > which don't match what you have.
> > I use woody and ended up patching it all by hand outside of apt.
> > A real nightmare.
> > Cheers, Dave
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