netbeans gtkmm missing includes

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    Hello everyone! I'm back with more questions. Right now I'm using netbeans IDE, with manually connected MinGW. I'm trying to get a simple GTKmm program to compile:
    Code:
    #include <gtkmm.h>
    
    using namespace std;
    
    int main(int argc, char *argv[])
    {
        Gtk::Main kit(argc, argv);
    
        Gtk::Window window;
    
        Gtk::Main::run(window);
    
        return 0;
    }
    but I get compiler errors coming out (yes I have checked that the compiler works):
    Code:
    "/usr/bin/make" -f nbproject/Makefile-Debug.mk QMAKE= SUBPROJECTS= .build-conf
    make[1]: Entering directory `/c/Users/Sonik/Documents/NetBeansProjects/test_compiler'
    "/usr/bin/make"  -f nbproject/Makefile-Debug.mk dist/Debug/MinGW-Windows/test_compiler.exe
    make[2]: Entering directory `/c/Users/Sonik/Documents/NetBeansProjects/test_compiler'
    mkdir -p build/Debug/MinGW-Windows
    rm -f build/Debug/MinGW-Windows/main.o.d
    g++.exe    -c -g -I/C/GTK -I/C/GTK/include -I/C/GTK/include/gtkmm-2.4 -I/C/GTK/include/gtkmm-2.4/gtkmm -I/C/GTK/include/gtkmm-2.4/gtkmm/private -I/C/GTK/include/atkmm-1.6 -I/C/GTK/include/gdkmm-2.4 -I/C/GTK/include/gideon -I/C/GTK/include/glibmm-2.4 -I/C/GTK/include/libglademm-2.4 -I/C/GTK/include/libxml++-2.6 -I/C/GTK/include/pangomm-1.4 -I/C/GTK/include/sigc++-2.0 -I/C/GTK/include/atkmm-1.6/atkmm -I/C/GTK/include/gdkmm-2.4/gdkmm -I/C/GTK/include/glibmm-2.4/glibmm -I/C/GTK/include/glibmm-2.4/glibmm_generate_extra_defs -I/C/GTK/include/libglademm-2.4/libglademm -I/C/GTK/include/libxml++-2.6/libxml++ -I/C/GTK/include/pangomm-1.4/pangomm -I/C/GTK/include/sigc++-2.0/sigc++ -MMD -MP -MF build/Debug/MinGW-Windows/main.o.d -o build/Debug/MinGW-Windows/main.o main.cpp
                     from c:/GTK/include/glibmm-2.4/glibmm.h:27,
                     from c:/GTK/include/gtkmm-2.4/gtkmm.h:29,
                     from main.cpp:8:
    In file included from c:/GTK/include/glibmm-2.4/glibmm/arrayhandle.h:24:0,
    c:/GTK/include/glibmm-2.4/glibmm/containerhandle_shared.h:23:26: fatal error: glibmmconfig.h: No such file or directory
    compilation terminated.
    make[2]: *** [build/Debug/MinGW-Windows/main.o] Error 1
    make[1]: *** [.build-conf] Error 2
    make: *** [.build-impl] Error 2
    make[2]: Leaving directory `/c/Users/Sonik/Documents/NetBeansProjects/test_compiler'
    make[1]: Leaving directory `/c/Users/Sonik/Documents/NetBeansProjects/test_compiler'
    
    BUILD FAILED (exit value 2, total time: 2s)
    I have added the GTK+/GTKmm include directories as much as possible in project options, this is the final include additional path variable:

    Code:
    C:/GTK;C:/GTK/include;C:/GTK/include/gtkmm-2.4;C:/GTK/include/gtkmm-2.4/gtkmm;C:/GTK/include/gtkmm-2.4/gtkmm/private;C:/GTK/include/atkmm-1.6;C:/GTK/include/gdkmm-2.4;C:/GTK/include/gideon;C:/GTK/include/glibmm-2.4;C:/GTK/include/libglademm-2.4;C:/GTK/include/libxml++-2.6;C:/GTK/include/pangomm-1.4;C:/GTK/include/sigc++-2.0;C:/GTK/include/atkmm-1.6/atkmm;C:/GTK/include/gdkmm-2.4/gdkmm;C:/GTK/include/glibmm-2.4/glibmm;C:/GTK/include/glibmm-2.4/glibmm_generate_extra_defs;C:/GTK/include/libglademm-2.4/libglademm;C:/GTK/include/libxml++-2.6/libxml++;C:/GTK/include/pangomm-1.4/pangomm;C:/GTK/include/sigc++-2.0/sigc++
    can anyone please explain, why is Netbeans not detecting several GTK+ headers, and how could I fix it?

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    Does glibmmconfig.h exists?
    If yes, what is the path to it?

    What compiler name and version?
    Standard Mingw, MSys, or Cygwin?
    If Cygwin, what version of Cygwin? 1.7 or ?

    Tim S.
    Last edited by stahta01; 07-03-2011 at 09:49 AM.

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    Yes they all exist. It seems i was forgetting to add the pkg-config linker and compiler options. In fact I use standard MinGW with MSYS. but the problem isn't solved yet.
    I managed to install pkg-config on my windows system (basically just putting the compiler binary in the bin of MinGW) but I cant seem to be able to have it detect my GTK settings. I added PKG_CONFIG_PATH to the enviroment variables (as requested by the tool) (the exact variable would be...
    Code:
    PKG_CONFIG_PATH
    C:\GTK\lib\pkgconfig;
    )
    but it still seems not to be able to detect it (even when I cd into that dir)
    ...
    the code im using to test if it is detecting is
    Code:
    pkg-config gtkmm-2.4 --modversion
    needed out put is the version of gtkmm
    resulting output is a statement that the .pc file is missing.

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    OK. I reset the enviroment variable, copied all the .pc files from Octaves directory. I'm still missing one, and its not on the system.
    The file name is "gdk-2.0.pc". After some searching, i only have gdkmm-2.4.pc which is probably unrelated. Would this mean that GTKmm installed incorrectly?

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