RE: Missing ncurses-base?
> The cross-install script keeps complaining about ncurses-base
> being missing (and thus refusing to continue). I've tried
> this on both the hurd trees under sid/... and unstable (as
> suggested by Marcus). I have downloaded libncurses4&5 as well
> as ncurses-bin_5.0... Ideas?
I assume you are not using the gnu_[date].tar.gz file form
alpha.gnu.org, and instead are using individual packages. Is
If so, you need to find the ncurses-term package from Debian.
It should be under the admin directory -- it replaces ncurses-base
and will satisfy that dependency.