[GiNaC-list] where is ginac-config?

Chris Bouchard cbouchrd at uiuc.edu
Tue May 6 00:24:35 CEST 2008

GiNaC list,

I've found the last version of GiNaC that generated ginac-config (1.3.7) and using that version has solved my problem.  I'm up and running now with the x-loops software and wanted to thank you all for the help you've provided.

Chris Bouchard

---- Original message ----
>Date: Thu,  1 May 2008 22:13:16 -0500 (CDT)
>From: Chris Bouchard <cbouchrd at uiuc.edu>  
>Subject: [GiNaC-list] where is ginac-config?  
>To: ginac-list at ginac.de
>GiNaC list,
>I've successfully installed GiNaC 1.4.3, config.log attached.
>Another software package, xloops, built on GiNaC is looking for ginac-config.  It's expecting to see it in PREFIX/bin, where PREFIX was established while configuring GiNaC (ie ./configure --prefix=PREFIX).  
>Here's a snip of on-screen indications during attemped configure of xloops
>checking for ginac-config... no
>checking for GiNaC - version >= 1.2.0... no
>*** The ginac-config script installed by GiNaC could not be found
>*** If GiNaC was installed in PREFIX, make sure PREFIX/bin is in
>*** your path, or set the GINACLIB_CONFIG environment variable to the
>*** full path to ginac-config.
>configure: error: need to have GiNaC installed
>PREFIX/bin is in my path and slocate ginac-config comes up empty.  The only ginac file in PREFIX/bin is ginac-excompiler.  I'm trying to avoid asking for help with xloops...
>So, here's my GiNaC question.  X-loops was last rev'd 11 yrs ago, is the ginac-config script a thing of GiNaC's past or have I screwed up my install of GiNaC in such a way that ginac-config wasn't created...?
>Thanks for any help,
>Chris Bouchard
>config.gz (13k bytes)
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