#17 configure fail

Dave Pawson

./configure fails with message below?
Any suggestions please?
What is xml2-config


[root@localhost xmlstarlet-1.3.1]# ./configure
checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
checking whether build environment is sane... yes
checking for a thread-safe mkdir -p... /bin/mkdir -p
checking for gawk... gawk
checking whether make sets $(MAKE)... yes
checking whether to enable maintainer-specific portions of Makefiles... no
checking build system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu
checking host system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu
checking for gcc... gcc
checking whether the C compiler works... yes
checking for C compiler default output file name... a.out
checking for suffix of executables...
checking whether we are cross compiling... no
checking for suffix of object files... o
checking whether we are using the GNU C compiler... yes
checking whether gcc accepts -g... yes
checking for gcc option to accept ISO C89... none needed
checking for style of include used by make... GNU
checking dependency style of gcc... gcc3
checking whether gcc and cc understand -c and -o together... yes
checking for a sed that does not truncate output... /bin/sed
checking for xml2-config... no
configure: error: in `/installation/xmlstarlet/xmlstarlet-1.3.1':
configure: error: xml2-config not found
See `config.log' for more details


  • Dagobert Michelsen

    That is from libxml2 which you need to have installed.

  • Noam Postavsky

    Noam Postavsky - 2014-06-13
    • status: open --> closed
    • Group: --> ungrouped

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