[gdal-dev] GDAL installing about building openev

Randy randyqiuxy at hotmail.com
Wed Nov 18 23:21:26 EST 2009

> Randy,
> I've taken this off the list since it isn't really a gdal issue.
> This part of the log:
> "configure:5590: Using requested GDAL_HOME
> of /home/randyqiu/run-time/gdal-1.6.2
> configure:5605: checking for GDALOpen in -lgdal
> configure:5640: gcc -o conftest   -O2 -I/usr/local/include
> -I/usr/local/include  conftest.c -lgdal  -lgdal
> -L/home/randyqiu/run-time/gdal-1.6.2/lib  -lgtkgl    -ldl
> -L/usr/local/lib >&5
> /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lgtkgl
> indicates that an attempt was made to link a test program with gdal but
> it failed.  However, the configure script is not smart enough to realize
> the failure had nothing to do with gdal, but is just that the linker
> could not find the gtkgl library ("/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lgtkgl ").
> This can happen easily when some configure steps just assume some
> libraries exist without checking them, which I presume is how the
> gtkgl library is handled.
> Best regards,
Hi Frank,
Wow, You are so great! I've learned a lot from you! 
Thank you so much!
Best regards,

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