Bug 2699 - /usr/bin/libIDL-config is missing
/usr/bin/libIDL-config is missing
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: ORBit (Show other bugs)
6.0
All Linux
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Assigned To: Elliot Lee
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Reported: 1999-05-10 12:53 EDT by david-b
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Description david-b 1999-05-10 12:53:42 EDT
libIDL is an independently distributable component, but
it's currently packaged _incorrectly_ with ORBit.

REPEAT BY:  trying to compile Mozilla M5 on a generic
RedHat 6.0 distribution.

SYMPTOM:  Can't find the script identified above, so
programs dependent on it can't link correctly.

WORKAROUND:  Get the source RPM for ORBit.  Configure
the "libIDL" package with "--prefix=/usr".  Copy the
resulting libIDL-config script into /usr/bin.
Comment 1 csuprin 1999-05-17 20:49:59 EDT
I find this marking of this a low priority to be somewhat of a
problem. Mozilla is the next generation of web browsers to run on
linux.

Thanks for the work around but it strikes me that libIDL should be a
separate package required by ORBit.
Comment 2 Elliot Lee 1999-07-28 19:27:59 EDT
Has been fixed for a while

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