Compilation of ncurses (chapter 5) with gpm

Nicolas FRANCOIS nicolas.francois at
Sun Sep 9 16:54:04 PDT 2007


It seems that ncurses (5.6) looks for gpm while configuring. So if the
host system has it installed, the configure script fails.

The solution is simple : pass "--without-gpm" to configure. Is it worth
mentioning in the book (6.3) ?



                   Nicolas FRANCOIS
 A TRUE Klingon programmer does NOT comment his code

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