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Re: [school-discuss] Re: LyX

On Tuesday 24 February 2004 03:36, Ralph M. Deal wrote:
> Thanks for the suggestion.  I've just been on the lyx site and found a
> mandrake rpm but not a source rpm.  Is that on some other site, such as
> rpmfind?  Right now I'm downloading from the lyx site version 1.3.0
> which according to lyx should be THE stable version of the 1.3 series.
> If that doesn't work, I'll try the mandrake rpm but I've not had good
> luck trying to install mandrake rpm's in the binary form.  If you have a
>   reference for the source of the mandake 9.2 source rpm, please post it.
> Here is the result of executing ./configure on the freshly downloaded
> lyx 1.3.0 source directory:
> everything went fine until I got the failure message in the attached
> file.  If anyone has the patience to read through all those lines of
> error messages, I'd appreciate some insight.  This is the same problem
> I've had with later versions of LyX - apparently the configuration
> script cannot find files that seem to be in the system.  Is this a PATH
> problem?
> Leon Brooks wrote:
> . . .
> > You might want to try pulling the .src.rpm for Mandrake 9.2 and
> > rebuilding that on your RH9 box.
> >
> > Cheers; Leon
You have to install xforms-dev first to compile the xforms flavour of LyX.
You can compile it against qt-libs too. 
Have a closer look to
./configure --help 
and the