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Thread: Syslog-ng v2.0 installation error

  1. #1

    Syslog-ng v2.0 installation error

    Hello,

    I'm trying to install syslog-ng v2.0 and I keep getting this error. Errorlog is installed and the glib libraries too which provide the pkg_config files.

    Error messages occur when running "make".

    Code:
    checking for EVTLOG... configure: error: Package requirements (eventlog) were not met:
    
    No package 'eventlog' found
    
    Consider adjusting the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable if you
    installed software in a non-standard prefix.
    
    Alternatively, you may set the environment variables EVTLOG_CFLAGS
    and EVTLOG_LIBS to avoid the need to call pkg-config.
    See the pkg-config man page for more details.
    I've looked on the web and some sites say I should do the following commands prior to running "make", but the errors remain.

    Code:
    # EVTLOG_LIBS=/usr/local/lib/
    # export EVTLOG_LIBS
    
    # PKG_CONFIG_PATH=/usr/local/lib/pkgconfig/
    # export PKG_CONFIG_PATH
    Any thoughts on what could be wrong?

  2. #2
    I had this problem when I upgraded Fedora. Try using just the

    Code:
    # PKG_CONFIG_PATH=/usr/local/lib/pkgconfig/
    # export PKG_CONFIG_PATH
    and clear out your EVTLOG_LIBS definition. That can be done by logging in and out.

  3. #3
    Thanks. That fixed it.

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