Problems with installation of texinfo

Pat Erley paerley at
Sun Oct 21 09:09:44 PDT 2001

Andreas Selig wrote:

> Hello you all!
> I have a problem with the installation of texinfo. I followed the
> discription of the book in version 3.0, but when i came to the point to
> install texinfo i got when i made "make":
> terminal.c:33: ncurses/termcap.h: No such file or directory
> make[2]: *** [terminal.o] Error 1
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/texinfo-4.0/info'
> make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/texinfo-4.0'
> make: *** [all-recursive-am] Error 2
> also i have installed ncurses and no other program complains about it. 
> Would be kind if you could help
> Andy

I'm having the Same problem.  I'm using Redhat 7.1 with LFS being 
installed inside a mounted file.

I believe that this:

Making all in info
make[2]: Entering directory `/usr/src/texinfo-4.0/info'
gcc -DINFODIR=\"/usr/info\" -DLOCALEDIR=\"/usr/share/locale\" 
-DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I../lib -I../intl -I.. -I.    -g -O2 -c terminal.c

is the offending line.  The error we're getting refers to terminal.c, 
line 33 which is trying to get to ncurses in a way other than 
reccomended I'm guessing.

Anyone help?

Pat Erley

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