Ubuntu Build: Libnettle 2.1 vs Libnettle 3

Brad Hards bradh at frogmouth.net
Wed Nov 17 11:16:49 CET 2010

On Wednesday, November 17, 2010 08:59:06 pm Jeffrey Walton wrote:
> $ apt-cache pkgnames | grep nettle
> libnettle1
> libnettle3
> nettle-bin
> nettle-dbg
> nettle-dev
> libnettle-dev
> $ sudo apt-get install libnettle3
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree
> Reading state information... Done
> libnettle3 is already the newest version.
This is nothing to do with gnutls. Debian (and derivatives, such as Ubuntu) 
name packages according to convention. You can find this convention if you 
search for it, but the important part here is that if you want to compile 
something, you want the -dev variant.

That is, install libnettle-dev.


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