[lfs-support] psmisc-22.19 configure fails

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed Jan 2 16:48:32 PST 2013


Roy Birk wrote:
> Hello. I was unable to find anybody else having this issue. Everything
> has been working really well with my LFS build so far, but when
> compiling psmisc-22.19, I saw these lines:
>
> checking for tgetent in -ltinfo. . .  no
> checking for tgetent in -lncurses. . . no
> checking for tgetent in -ltermcap. . .  no
> configure: error: Cannot find tinfo, ncurses or termcap libraries.
>
> Then I get my prompt again. Any ideas what might be wrong? I tried
> searching for where those libraries are supposed to be, but no luck.

It sounds like you didn't install ncurses from Chapter 5.

   -- Bruce




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