[syslog-ng] Trying to build RPM

Balazs Scheidler bazsi at balabit.hu
Tue Oct 9 09:39:25 CEST 2007

On Fri, 2007-10-05 at 13:04 -0600, Andrew Kerr wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I've downloaded the source for syslog-ng 2.0.5 and am trying to build an
> RPM.  When I try, I get a missing dependency with libevtlog-devel.

the RPM build expects libevtlog to be compiled as an RPM too.

> I did compile and install eventlog-0.2.5, as well as adding /usr/local/lib
> to /etc/ld.so.conf.
> Even if I just try configuring syslog-ng, I get a similar error:
> 'No package eventlog' found.

add /usr/local/lib/pkgconfig to your PKG_CONFIG_PATH


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