[erlang-questions] clarify: R12B-0 on mac: which libgd for installing percept ?

Roger Critchlow <>
Sun Jan 27 04:51:27 CET 2008


Try supplying

  --with-gd=PATH          specify location of libgd include and lib

as an additional option to configure, substituting one or another of
your libgd directories for PATH.

Running

  ./configure --help

will generally list these kinds of options.

-- rec --

2008/1/26 Paul Nelson <>:
> So, my problem is similar... only different: I'm on a Macbook Pro (Intel)
> running Leopard (10.5.1). I downloaded R12B, downloaded the patch, applied
> the patch and then tried the following:
>
> ./configure --enable-smp-support --enable-darwin-64bit
>
> At the end of the run I get the following:
>
> *********************************************************************
> **********************  APPLICATIONS DISABLED  **********************
> *********************************************************************
>
> percept        : libgd not working
>
> *********************************************************************
>
> libgd is installed and seems to be working (after installing, I ran "gdtest
> test/gdtest.png" and got the expected results).
>
> I think I may have two different versions of libgd installed: one in
> /usr/local/lib and one in /opt/local/lib.
>
> I have checked the configure.in file and even changed the order of the paths
> on the "for dir in" line so that the /opt/local directory is checked first.
> Nothing seems to make a difference.
>
> So, from the error message it seems that it is finding libgd but it is not
> working as configure expects?
>
> Any help is greatly appreciated.
>
> -Pablosan
>
> On Dec 6, 2007 11:44 AM, Roberto Saccon <> wrote:
>
> > that seems to do the trick, thanks very much
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On 05 Dec 2007 21:38:43 +0100, Bjorn Gustavsson <>
> wrote:
> > > "Roberto Saccon" <> writes:
> > >
> > > > bringing the discussion back to the list (it happens that people just
> > > > to reply to the sender):
> > > >
> > > > Of course I also  tried with --prefix=/opt/local, unfortunately it
> > > > still doesn't find that libgd
> > >
> > > --prefix specifies where you want Erlang/OTP installed; it is not
> > > used searching for libs.
> > >
> > > The configure script has an option specifying where gd is located;
> > > if gd really is install in /opt/local you could try this option:
> > >
> > > --with-gd=/opt/local
> > >
> > > (I have not actually tested it; only looked in erts/configure.)
> > >
> > > /Bjorn
> > >
> > > --
> > > Björn Gustavsson, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB
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> >
> >
> >
> > --
> >
> > Roberto Saccon
> > http://rsaccon.com
> >
> >
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