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I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and I am trying to compile the cpabe toolkit, but first I have to compile libbswabe. However, when I try to build libbswabe-0.9 it gives me an error stating that glib.h cannot be found. Here is the relevant text from the config.log file:

configure:4013: checking for GLIB - version >= 2.0.0
configure:4145: result: no
configure:4173: gcc -o conftest -O3 -Wall   -O3 -Wall conftest.c -lcrypto   >&5
conftest.c:31:18: fatal error: glib.h: No such file or directory
compilation terminated.

What is glib.h and how do I install it? And I did successfully enter sudo apt-get install libglib2.0-dev into the command line.

  • If you enter dpkg -S glib.h, it should return libglib2.0-dev: /usr/include/glib-2.0/glib.h if you have libglib2.0-dev installed. – user76204 Jan 2 '13 at 21:22
  • It did just that, but it still is not found when I try to compile libbswabe. – Melab Jan 3 '13 at 5:10

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