[erlang-questions] Build failing on Ubuntu 8.10

Raimo Niskanen <>
Mon Dec 8 15:42:27 CET 2008


On Mon, Dec 08, 2008 at 03:25:12PM +0100, Francois De Serres wrote:
> 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.

Have you tried ncurses-devel?

> 
> Can someone please advise?
> 
> Thanks,
> --
> 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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