Compilation of ncurses (chapter 5) with gpm
lfs-user at mcmurchy.com
Sun Sep 9 18:27:17 PDT 2007
Nicolas FRANCOIS wrote these words on 09/09/07 18:54 CST:
> 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) ?
What do you mean, "the configure script fails"?.
Here's what I get:
checking if you want to link with the GPM mouse library... maybe
checking for gpm.h... yes
checking for Gpm_Open in -lgpm... yes
checking if you want to load GPM dynamically... yes
checking for dlsym... no
checking for dlsym in -ldl... yes
checking whether able to link to dl*() functions... ok
checking for soname of gpm library... libgpm.so.1
checking for Gpm_Wgetch in -lgpm... yes
configure: WARNING: GPM library is already linked with curses - read the FAQ
** Configuration summary for NCURSES 5.6 20061217:
extended funcs: yes
xterm terminfo: xterm-new
bin directory: /usr/bin
lib directory: /usr/lib
include directory: /usr/include
man directory: /usr/man
terminfo directory: /usr/share/terminfo
Then 'make' runs properly. What exactly is it that is failing on you?
rmlscsi: [bogomips 1003.23] [GNU ld version 2.16.1] [gcc (GCC) 4.0.3]
[GNU C Library stable release version 2.3.6] [Linux 18.104.22.168 i686]
20:24:01 up 5 days, 20:26, 1 user, load average: 0.27, 0.26, 0.20
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