LFS6.5 - Bash question

David Shaw dj.shaw at btconnect.com
Fri Mar 5 01:24:40 PST 2010

David Shaw wrote:
> Chris Staub wrote:
>> On 03/04/2010 07:14 AM, David Shaw wrote:
>>> root:/# ls -l /{usr/,}lib/lib*{readline,curses}*
>>> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root     16 Feb 25 00:27 /usr/lib/libncursesw.so ->
>>> libncursesw.so.5
>> There's one problem right there. That link is pointing to the wrong 
>> location - it should be -> ../../lib/libncursesw.so.5, not just 
>> libncurses.so.5. At the very least, you need to recreate the symlink 
>> using the command given in the book...
>> ln -sfv ../../lib/libncursesw.so.5 /usr/lib/libncursesw.so
>> Then rebuild anything up to your current point that depends on Ncurses - 
>> I believe that would be Util-linux-ng, Procps, and Readline, then of 
>> course Bash itself.
>> Near as I can tell everything else looks correct, but if that symlink 
>> doesn't fix things, just completely rebuild Ncurses and everything after it.

Oh well.  Fixing the link and recompiling util-linux-ng, procps, 
readline and bash has had no effect.  When I get the time, I'll try 
recompiling ncurses etc.


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