bash-2.05: no job control in this shell

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Tue Oct 9 10:20:30 PDT 2001

On Mon, Oct 08, 2001 at 03:15:35PM +0000, DrJekyll wrote:
> Hi
> I am trying to install the packages of chapter 6, but I got a problem with 
> the installation of bash-2.05. The compilation went fine, but the execution 
> of /bin/bash --login did not.
> These are the error messages I got during compilation and the execution of 
> the last line, 'exec /bin/bash --login':
> terminal.c: In function `get_term_capabilities':
> terminal.c:329: warning: passing arg 1 of `tgetstr' discards qualifiers from 
> pointer target type
> bash: no job control in this shell
> bash-2.05#
> I attached the configure-output.

The configure output has (cached) values. This means you have run configure
before and it may therefore using old values that no longer apply. Please
remove your bash source directory, unpack it again and run configure again.
Send us that output please.

Gerard Beekmans

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