[erlang-questions] Build failing on Ubuntu 8.10

Francois De Serres <>
Mon Dec 8 15:25:12 CET 2008


Hi there,

I am trying to build the latest release on Ubuntu 8.10, using a --prefix=/home/... 
./configure fails with the error below.
I tried to install more ncurses libs but it did not help.

Can someone please advise?

Thanks,
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François

[...]
checking whether the child waiter thread should be enabled... yes on SMP build, but not on non-SMP build
checking for tgetent in -lncurses... no
checking for tgetent in -lcurses... no
checking for tgetent in -ltermcap... no
checking for tgetent in -ltermlib... no
configure: error: No curses library functions found
configure: error: /bin/bash '/home/fdeserres/tmp/otp_src_R12B-5/erts/configure' failed for erts

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