[Slackbuilds-users] texlive - libraries not found

Willy Sudiarto Raharjo willysr at slackbuilds.org
Sun Feb 23 07:03:56 UTC 2020

> Trying to build the texlive SBo on a 64 bit Slack 14.2 system. slackpkg
> thinks the system is up to date.
> Started with /sbin/removepkg tetex and tetex-doc
> During SBo build, in configure, am getting messages:
> "checking requested system xxx library... failed"
> where xxx = gd, pixman, cairo, gmp, mpfr, icu
> ... followed by full stop.
> Any advice for debugging this?
> As near as I can tell, these should all be installed with Slack 14.2. My
> /etc/ld.so.conf lists all the appropriate lib64 directories. For cairo,
> at least, pkg-config seems to generate the right include and link flags.
> There's obviously something I'm not seeing!

Did you perform full installation and run the script using "su -"
instead of just regular "su" ?

Willy Sudiarto Raharjo

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