Trying to install mc-4.5.55

Speed cfi at highspeed.flyer.co.uk
Sat Mar 23 16:07:36 PST 2002


On Sat, 23 Mar 2002, Onewingdove wrote:

> make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/src/mc-4.1.35/edit'
> lines
> of
> code...
>
> HAVE_CONFIG_H -g keyxdef.c
> In file included from keyxdef.c:43:
> myslang.h:7: slang.h: No such file or directory
> make[1]: *** [keyxdef.o] Error 1
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/mc-4.1.35/src'
> make: *** [all] Error 1

You have got a bit further this time, but it may be worth quoting
something from the mc-4.5.55 'INSTALL' doc

" Midnight Commander requires GLib.  You can get GLib from

  ftp://ftp.gtk.org/pub/gtk/

  Note that only versions 1.2.x are supported.  Older versions won't
  even be detected.  Newer versions won't be detected either - they
  use a new package system that is not supported yet by GNU Midnight
  Commander. "

We're using glib-1.2.10 with mc-4.5.55 without problems. That said, the
error message you've included points to the fact that you haven't got
slang installed. Maybe adding '--without-slang' to your configure options
might work. Alternatively download slang (it's very useful) from here:

 ftp://space.mit.edu/pub/davis/slang/v1.4/slang-1.4.5.tar.bz2


Regards.

Speed...

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