Re: Can't "make menuconfig"
On Sat, 20 Nov 1999, Kent West wrote:
> I can "make config" and "make xconfig" but I can not "make menuconfig".
> When I try, I get the following:
I'm going to make the connection and presume you're trying to compile the
kernel. It'd normally help if you say which kernel you're compiling since
that could possibly make a difference; also which version of debian you're
> dialog.h:29: curses.h: No such file or directory
this is the key to the error you're getting. you need to install the
curses development package. On my potato I find this file in the
normally I've fire up console-apt (or dselect/whatever) and search through
for everything with 'curses' in the name to see if anything comes up that
I think I need as well.
if not, then: apt-get install libncurses4 libncurses4-dev
it's possible that the first one will report as already being installed.
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