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Re: Kernel configuration: Sarge

Robert Kopp wrote:
You're not supposed to trifle with the kernel in
Debian, I guess. After installing, say, Fedora, typing
"xconfig" would pop the window right up, but that's
not the case here (Sarge). The kernel source was
missing, and that's easy to correct. But then "make
* Unable to find the QT installation. Please make sure
that the
* QT development package is correctly installed and
* environment variable is set to the correct location.
make[1]: *** [scripts/kconfig/.tmp_qtcheck] Error 1
make: *** [xconfig] Error 2

What's the QT installation? And what's the QT
development package? And what's the correct location
for the QTDIR environment variable? The query apt-cache search qt
must have located at least 50 packages. Well, "config"
is dreadful, so I wanted to make sure that at least
"menuconfig" would work. But that complained that
ncurses-dev was absent. There is no such package, but
libncurses5-dev must be what they mean, for that

But suppose I'm a perfectionist? What still needs to
be done to get into qconf? I once used it with Fedora,
and it's neat.

Robert "Tim" Kopp

try apt-get install libqt3-mt-dev
that should get

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