newpg won't compile (RANT!)

Werner Koch
Mon Jul 14 09:11:02 2003

On Sun, 13 Jul 2003 22:04:10 -0400, John Aldrich said:

> I can't seem to get "newpg" to compile for me because it can't find 
> libgcrypt-config, despite the fact that it's in the same bloody directory as 

You need to run "make install" for libgcrypt (as root), do an ldconfig
as the make output indicates and finally  make sure that
/usr/local/bin is in your $PATH.

> This is driving me bug-nuts because I can't use PGP/GPG in KMail w/o using a 
> plugin now, and the freakin' plugins aren't available as "drop-in" packages, 
> and I can't compile the stupid plugins because they refuse to recognize that 
> pre-requisite programs are installed!

If libgcrypt-config can not be found, libgcrypt is not installed
properly and thus the other configure scripts rightly can't be run



Werner Koch                                      <>
The GnuPG Experts                      
Free Software Foundation Europe