gnome-config compilation problems

When attempting to compile Gabber on my Red Hat Linux 8.0 system, I received the following errors when running ./configure:

./configure
checking for a BSD compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
checking whether build environment is sane... yes
/home/hutch/gabber-0.8.7/missing: Unknown `--run' option
Try `/home/hutch/gabber-0.8.7/missing --help' for more information
configure: WARNING: `missing' script is too old or missing
checking for gawk... gawk
checking whether make sets ${MAKE}... yes
checking whether to enable maintainer-specific portions of Makefiles... no
checking for perl... /usr/bin/perl
checking for gnome-config... no
checking for gnomeConf.sh file in /usr/local/lib... not found
configure: error: Could not find the gnomeConf.sh file that is generated by gnome-libs install


Solution: install the gnome-libs-devel RPM. You may want to use apt-get or up2date to install this package as it has several dependencies.

apt-get install gnome-libs-devel
Reading Package Lists... Done
Collecting File Provides... Done
Building Dependency Tree... Done
The following extra packages will be installed:
  ORBit-devel glib-devel gtk+-devel imlib-devel
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  ORBit-devel glib-devel gnome-libs-devel gtk+-devel imlib-devel

0 packages upgraded, 5 newly installed, 0 removed and 1 not upgraded.
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Last modified: 12/12/02