[Bug 867] error "curses.h: No such file or directory" when compiling

James Robertson jwrober at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Jul 18 18:51:01 PDT 2004


> ------- Additional Comments From kpfleming at linuxfromscratch.org  2004-07-17 11:43 -------
> The nALFS configure script does not check for the presence of the ncurses
> headers, only the library. If the library is present (because the ncurses
> package is installed), but the headers are not, it is likely because the
> ncurses-devel (or similar) package is not installed.

OK, maybe I am being dumb here, but shouldn't it?  If a user has a RH 
system that does not have the -dev package and we need the header file, 
then shouldn't we check for its existence?

What am I missing?

James



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