Re: make menuconfig says I don't have ncurses
On Thu, 5 Jun 2003 05:25:01 +0200 (CEST)
Roberto Sanchez <email@example.com> wrote:
> I tried executing 'make menuconfig; in my kernel (2.4.20) source
> directory on my Woody box and received this error:
> make: Entering directory
> `/usr/src/kernel-source-2.4.20/scripts/lxdialog'/usr/bin/ld: cannot find
> -lncurses collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> >> Unable to find the Ncurses libraries.
> >> You must have Ncurses installed in order
> >> to use 'make menuconfig'
> make: *** [ncurses] Error 1
> make: Leaving directory
> `/usr/src/kernel-source-2.4.20/scripts/lxdialog' make: *** [menuconfig]
> Error 2
> However, 'locate ncurses' show this at the top of the list:
> and 'apt-show-versions |grep ncurses' shows this:
> ncurses-term/stable uptodate 5.2.20020112a-7
> ncurses-bin/stable uptodate 5.2.20020112a-7
> libncurses5/stable uptodate 5.2.20020112a-7
> ncurses-base/stable uptodate 5.2.20020112a-7
> Any ideas on what is going on here?
Yeah. Take a look at:
section 2.2. It's the *development* library package that you
need, I think.
Chris Metzler firstname.lastname@example.org
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