[syslog-ng] Eventlog NOT FOUND despite installation

nexact nexact at gmail.com
Wed Nov 26 15:10:56 CET 2008

not a lot of people having this issue...
just check if evtlog is installed by doing:
 pkg-config --list-all | grep event

if it's not installed, you will need to install it.

On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 9:06 AM, Paul Jasa <pjasa at univision.net> wrote:

> Hi, Syslog-NG will not install, no matter what version (tried 5
> different ones 2.0.x, including the latest 2.1.3).  All the installs end
> with the exact same error (pasted below) pointing to a missing
> "eventlog" (not sure whether it's called evtlog or eventlog, but same
> thing).  I'm running RHEL 5.
> I've installed eventlog N times, including once with an RPM found at
> www.pbone.net .  I see eventlog, it's there, but not where the syslog-ng
> script wants it.
> Seems a LOT of people are having this same issue.   I looked through the
> lists and tried several solutions to no avail. Could a definitive fix be
> done to the eventlog installation script, and/or the syslog-ng
> installation script?
> Is there a known fix?
> Thanks.
> Paul J.
> --------------Running ./configure on RHEL 5--------------
> checking pkg-config is at least version 0.9.0... yes
> checking for EVTLOG... no
> configure: error: Cannot find eventlog version >= 0.2: is pkg-config in
> path?
> -----------INSTALLATION STOPS HERE---------------
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