Bug 11901 - configure can't find bzip2 library
Summary: configure can't find bzip2 library
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm   
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Version: 6.2
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Jeff Johnson
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Reported: 2000-06-04 19:36 UTC by afay
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-06-04 19:36:30 UTC
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Description afay 2000-06-04 19:36:29 UTC
I'm trying to compile rpm-3.0.4 from source and ran into this problem 
while running configure. Since I'm using windows right now I can't give 
the exact error message but basicly the configure script couldn't find 
libbz2.a. I have libbz2.a installed in /usr/lib and I haven't run into any 
problems with this library before (although I can't remember compiling 
anything that needed it). I did try running ldconfig just to make sure 
that that wasn't the problem and it didn't help. I tried running make too 
but it failed on some bzip2 stuff which I'm assuming is related to this 

Any suggestions?

Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2000-06-04 21:25:23 UTC
You will also need /usr/include/bzlib.h, and may need /usr/lib/libbz2.so.

The Right Thing To Do is install the bzip2-0.9.5d package.

Alternatively, after running ./autogen.sh, edit config.h by hand and turn
off bzip2 support (that should work, but I haven't tried recently).

Comment 2 afay 2000-06-04 22:26:18 UTC
Alright. Looks like it was a problem with bzip2. I was using bzip2-1.0pre8 and
after going back to bzip2-0.9.5d everything works. I checked the bzip2-1.0pre8
documentation and sure enough the calls to the bzip2 library were all renamed
which would explain my problems.

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