[erlang-questions] Build failing on Ubuntu 8.10

Sverker Eriksson <>
Mon Dec 8 15:46:32 CET 2008


Francois De Serres wrote:
> I am trying to build the latest release on Ubuntu 8.10, using a --prefix=/home/... 
> ./configure fails with the error below.
:

> 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
>   


There is a configure option --without-termcap, if you want to try 
without that feature. It will give you a more primitive shell interaction.

/Sverker, Erlang/OTP





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