[erlang-questions] getting "Can not link the wx driver, wx will NOT be useable" making 17.0-rc1

Dan Gudmundsson <>
Mon Feb 3 10:29:12 CET 2014


Take a look in lib/wx/config.log
Search for the failed message and try to figure out why it failed.

Is this with the newest xcode and clang?

/Dan


On Mon, Feb 3, 2014 at 1:17 AM, Charles Irvine <>wrote:

> On os-x 10.9.1 I'm getting "Can not link the wx driver, wx will NOT be
> useable" when making Erlang 17.0-rc1.
>
> I downloaded the latest version of wxWidgets from github and built it with:
>
>     $ ./configure --with-cocoa --prefix=/usr/local
> --with-macosx-version-min=10.9 --disable-shared
>     $ make
>     $ sudo make install
>
> I downloaded the R17 of Erlang from Github and built it with:
>
>     $ ./configure --enable-shared-zlib
>     $ make
>     $ sudo make install
>
> Upon invocation of "configure": I got:
>
> checking if we can link wxwidgets programs... no
> configure: WARNING: Can not link wx program are all developer packages
> installed?
>
>
> Upon make invocation, I got:
>
> Can not link the wx driver, wx will NOT be useable
>
> So now my GUI components won't be working. Any help is greatly
> appreciated!!
>
> Chuck
>
>
>
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