[Nfd-dev] Package libndn-cxx was not found

Alex Afanasyev alexander.afanasyev at ucla.edu
Sun Feb 1 14:24:15 PST 2015

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Hi Bassem,

Did you install ndn-cxx library after building (with sudo ./waf install)?  If you have have used custom paths, then you should update PKG_CONFIG_PATH variable appropriately.


> On Feb 1, 2015, at 11:29 AM, Bassem Labib <bassem.labib at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have downloaded and install NFD and ndn-cxx packages and its prerequisites, on Ubuntu 14.04, as described in
> http://named-data.net/doc/ndn-cxx/current/INSTALL.html <http://named-data.net/doc/ndn-cxx/current/INSTALL.html>
> but when I tried to Build ndn-cxx using the command [./waf configure]
>  it failed!!? as shown in the attachment.
> [Checking for 'libndn-cxx'                  : not found
> The configuration failed]
> and in the log file:
> Checking for 'libndn-cxx'
> ['/usr/bin/pkg-config', '--cflags', '--libs', 'libndn-cxx']
> err: Package libndn-cxx was not found in the pkg-config search path.
> Perhaps you should add the directory containing `libndn-cxx.pc'
> to the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable
> No package 'libndn-cxx' found
> not found
> from /home/basem/NFD: The configuration failed
> Also I tried to check NFD status it gave me the following:
> ERROR: error while connecting to the forwarder (No such file or directory)
> Please, help to solve this issue.
> Best Regards,
> Bassem Labib
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