Having a hard time compiling rTorrent in Raspbian

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I am having a hard time compiling rTorrent in Raspbian.

I am following this guide:

After following the whole guide, I am at point 4.2 and I try ./configure --with-xmlrpc-c where it ends with:

checking pkg-config is at least version 0.9.0... yes
checking for libcurl... yes
checking for libtorrent... yes
checking for XMLRPC-C... failed
configure: error: Could not compile XMLRPC-C test.

I have placed all the source files in theyr own folders under '/usr/local/src/rtorrent' and these are:
libtorrent-0.13.4  rtorrent-0.9.4  xmlrpc-c
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
Hi, do you need rTorrent or is Transmission an option as well?
itniflAuthor Commented:
I can try Transmission, but it would be nice to be able to set up the whole system as the how to describes. What were you thinking?
Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
I wrote a draft rpi transmission article a while ago, just basically installing with apt-get:

apt-get install transmission
apg-get install transmission-daemon

and then configuring a user and a download folder etc.

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itniflAuthor Commented:
Since there are no other suggestions so far on getting rTorrent to compile, I will accept Transmission as a solution. I really liked the we client. However, the solution is more a workaround then the real solution original question. Thanks for the suggestion.
Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
>> Since there are no other suggestions so far on getting rTorrent to compile
The RPI is a limited device as you know already, it's easier to get an already packaged/compiled application than trying to compile yourself. Raspbian is compatible with Debian but is it only that, compatible.
itniflAuthor Commented:
I understand, and agree with you :)
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