Ubuntu Build: Libnettle 2.1 vs Libnettle 3

Jeffrey Walton noloader at gmail.com
Wed Nov 17 21:42:55 CET 2010

On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 5:16 AM, Brad Hards <bradh at frogmouth.net> wrote:
> On Wednesday, November 17, 2010 08:59:06 pm Jeffrey Walton wrote:
>> $ apt-cache pkgnames | grep nettle
>> libnettle1
>> libnettle3
>> nettle-bin
>> nettle-dbg
>> nettle-dev
>> libnettle-dev
>> $ sudo apt-get install libnettle3
>> Reading package lists... Done
>> Building dependency tree
>> Reading state information... Done
>> libnettle3 is already the newest version.
> This is nothing to do with gnutls. Debian (and derivatives, such as Ubuntu)
> name packages according to convention. You can find this convention if you
> search for it, but the important part here is that if you want to compile
> something, you want the -dev variant.
Thanks Brad! Its not the first time I've forgotten to install the -dev
variant, and I'm sure it won't be the last.


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