[Scribus] Problems with Installation

Gregory Pittman gpittman
Sat Nov 26 21:21:54 CET 2005

Martin Harris wrote:

> And here is how make concluded:
>/bin/sh ../libtool --silent --mode=link --tag=CXX g++  -Wnon-virtual-dtor -Wno-long-long -Wundef -ansi -D_XOPEN_SOURCE=500 -D_BSD_SOURCE -Wcast-align -Wconversion -Wchar-subscripts -Wall -W -Wpointer-arith -Wwrite-strings -O2 -Wformat-security -Wmissing-format-attribute -fno-exceptions -fno-check-new -fno-common  -export-dynamic -s -lfreetype -lz  -o scribus -L/usr/X11R6/lib -L/usr/lib/qt3/lib art_kmisc.o art_render_misc.o art_render_pattern.o art_rgb.o art_rgb_affine_private.o art_rgb_svp.o art_rgba_affine.o gdk-pixbuf-xlib-drawable.o gdk-pixbuf-xlib-render.o gdk-pixbuf-xlib.o gdk-pixbuf-xlibrgb.o gradienteditor.o gtgettext.o gtdialogs.o gtstyle.o gtframestyle.o gtparagraphstyle.o gtfont.o gtwriter.o gtaction.o gtmeasure.o prefsfile.o prefscontext.o prefsreader.o prefstable.o ioapi.o unzip.o fileunzip.o measurements.o langlist.o tabruler.o insertTable.o pageselector.o shadebutton.o alignselect.o styleselect.o search.o tabmanager.o fparser.o autoform.o story.o vgradient.
>o scpainter.o fontcombo.o scpreview.o lineformats.o multiline.o splash.o mergedoc.o bookpalette.o rc4.o md5.o cupsoptions.o guidemanager.o scribuswin.o hyphenator.o hyphen.o hyask.o hnjalloc.o hysettings.o seiten.o fpointarray.o fpoint.o annota.o buttonicon.o javadocs.o selfield.o editor.o page.o layers.o polyprops.o mpalette.o werktoolb.o keymanager.o navigator.o annot.o bookmwin.o cmsprefs.o customfdialog.o picsearch.o picstatus.o newtemp.o applytemplate.o muster.o scfonts_ttf.o scrap.o scfonts.o frameedit.o spalette.o edit1format.o editformats.o druck.o colorchart.o util.o cmykcolor.o cmykfw.o scribusXml.o linecombo.o linkbutton.o helpbrowser.o mspinbox.o movepage.o delpages.o inspage.o pdfopts.o tree.o missing.o fontprefs.o fmitem.o align.o serializer.o reformdoc.o docinfo.o mdup.o cpalette.o dcolor.o query.o colorm.o vruler.o hruler.o pageback.o pageitem.o newfile.o scribusview.o scribusdoc.o scribus.o main.o -ljpeg -L/usr/lib -lart_lgpl_2 -lm -lfreetype -lz -lcups -lssl
> -lcrypto -lnsl -llcms -ldl  -ltiff -lm -lqt-mt  -lz -lpng -lz -lm -lXext -lX11  -lSM -lICE -lpthread -lXext -lX11  -lnsl
>/usr/lib/gcc/i586-suse-linux/4.0.2/../../../../i586-suse-linux/bin/ld: cannot find -lssl
>collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
>make[3]: *** [scribus] Error 1
>make[3]: Leaving directory `/home/martin/scribus-'
>make[2]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
>make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/martin/scribus-'
>make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
>make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/martin/scribus-'
>make: *** [all] Error 2
>martin at linux:~/scribus->                
> I hope something there is helpful in finding a solution to my problem.
> Thanks for your consideration.

The warnings during make don't mean anything, the important stuff is at 
the end.  Looks like it can't find the lib for ssl.
When in doubt, try running ldconfig (as root); this may help ld find the 


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