telnet client

Scott Haugaard dino at
Mon Oct 1 09:41:11 PDT 2001

On Monday 01 October 2001 09:34 am, you wrote:
> Scott Haugaard wrote:
> > Anybody compiled a telnet client for LFS? Which one?  I tried to compile
> > netkit-telnet-0.17 without luck.  Since this is from the same package
> > (netkit -.17) that the LFS netkit-base-0.17 comes from, I figured it
> > should compile ok.  My error is:
> > make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/local/src/netkit-telnet-0.17/telnet'
> > gcc  commands.o main.o network.o ring.o sys_bsd.o telnet.o terminal.o
> > tn3270.o utilities.o genget.o environ.o netlink.o -lutil -lutil -lncurses
> > -o telnet
> > telnet.o: In function `my_setupterm(char const *, int, int *)':
> > telnet.o(.text+0xe7f): undefined reference to `tgetent(char *, char const
> > *)' collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> I don't usually install telnet, but I just did a test compile because
> I was curious if it would work. It compiled fine; I tested that it was
> functional; it functions fine; I didn't install it though.
> From your error messages up there... It sounds like a ncurses problem.
> You may want to check that you have all the ncurses libs in the proper
> locations and that all the links are set up correctly... Maybe run
> /sbin/ldconfig ???
Are you compiling the netkit-telnet-0.17 or the combo package?  
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