[erlang-questions] Installing Erlang R12B-4 problem

Colm Dougan <>
Wed Dec 10 16:49:54 CET 2008


2008/12/10 Steve Weaver <>:
> Hi -
> I'm trying to get Erlang installed on a Redhat Enterprise 5 machine and the
> configure fails with 'No curses library functions found' and something to do
> with a problem creating the erts/emulator.  I have all the requirements
> installed according to the README.  I'm new to linux and Erlang so sorry if
> this is a noob mistake but I followed the installation instructions.

You need to install the ncurses-devel package (or whatever it is
called in RHE).

If you have any more issues, check out this recent thread :

   http://www.erlang.org/pipermail/erlang-questions/2008-December/040378.html

It is Ubuntu specific but the same principles apply.

Colm



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