[erlang-questions] OTP R13B04: cannot build wx (is wxGtk required?)

Dimitry Golubovsky <>
Mon Mar 8 11:26:26 CET 2010


Dan,

Thanks for the explanation.

On Mon, Mar 8, 2010 at 4:46 AM, Dan Gudmundsson <> wrote:

[skip]

> If you build wxWidgets on your own, read the readme in otp/lib/wx directory.
> You will, for example, need to build stc located in the contrib directory.
>

> On Mon, Mar 8, 2010 at 5:14 AM, Dimitry Golubovsky <> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I am trying to build the most recent OTP form sources with the wx
>> library. I compiled wx 2.8.10 --with-x11 (did not really want to use
>> GTK version), Everything compiled fine. I use a Slax-based
>> installation of Linux.
>>
>> While configuring OTP I see the following output:
>>
>> ......
>> checking for wx/stc/stc.h... no
>> configure: WARNING: Can not find wx/stc/stc.h
>> checking if we can link wxwidgets programs... no
>> configure: WARNING: Can not link wx program are all developer packages
>> installed?
>> ........
>>
>> Finally I see:
>>
>> wx             : Can not link the wx driver, wx will NOT be useable
>>
>> I found the following thread:
>>
>> http://groups.google.com/group/erlang-programming/browse_thread/thread/2d044dac45a36bae
>>
>> wx in OTP13B03 failed to build on Ubuntu 8.10
>>
>> where the last message in thread suggests to install libwxgtk2.8-dev.
>> to resolve the missing header issue.
>>
>> Does this mean that Erlang wx library specifically requires wxGtk?
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>> --
>> Dimitry Golubovsky
>>
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>>
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