[erlang-questions 69] Re: Erlang/OTP configure can not find wxWidgets

Boris Mühmer <>
Mon Mar 28 06:29:51 CEST 2011

I took me some time to really get all the dependencies.

Maybe have a look at my "mental note" for installing Erlang/OTP from
source on Ubuntu systems at for comparison:


Hopefully this helps...

  - boris

2011/3/28 Mojito Sorbet <>:
> I am installing the latest Erlang/OTP R14B02 on a new Ubuntu 10.10 system. I
> have installed all the dependencies, including wxWidgets, which I need.
> But when I run ./configure, it says it can not find the wx/stc/stc.h file,
> and so can not link the wx interface.
> I have all the wx components installed that ought to include that, so I went
> looking for the file.  It is there, in /include.  But ./configure is looking
> for it somewhere else.  How do I convince it to look in the right place?
> I installed wxWidgets using the Ubuntu package tool, which runs apt-get
> behind the scenes.
> I had this working on Ubuntu 9.04 with a previous Erlang release, but do not
> remember how I did it.
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