Sometimes when building an open-source package using the “configure” script, you will get errors about missing libraries, even though you know the libraries are actually installed. This usually happens on a 64 bit system.
Assuming that the libraries are actually installed, and the pkg-config program is installed and working then what is happening is that the libraries are installed in a different location than the configure script expects them to be.
An easy solution is to add the following option to the configure line:
So the configure line would start with: