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Re: Apt dies in configure (slang problem).

On Sun, Aug 23, 1998 at 05:16:50PM -0700, Matt McLean wrote:
> On 23 Aug 1998, Rob Browning wrote:
> > 
> > FWIW, I tried to build apt, and it died during the configure stage
> > with an SLang problem.  After I hacked configure.in, it got past that
> > stage, but it ends up needing libg++ which it looks like isn't
> > available yet.  Is that a major sticking point right now?
> nothing should be requiring libg++.. the c++ compiler should know to use
> libstdc++.  does configure really check for libg++? or just a working c++
> compiler (which is what it should be doing)?  libg++ is only kept around
> for compatibility (which IMO we don't really need since we're making a
> jump from an incompatible libc).

I had gotten apt and g++ and friends to work; i'll try again - maybe
tonight even.


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