[lfs-support] Problems with Psmisc

Albert Pinto Gil apintogil at gmail.com
Wed Aug 17 10:38:16 PDT 2016


Hello Tim Tassonis,

I've decided to rebuild the package again and after doing the *make install* I
copied exactily what you said (doing a crtl+c and crtl+v) and then I tried
to compile psmisc. However, it hasn't worked

2016-08-17 19:28 GMT+02:00 Albert Pinto Gil <apintogil at gmail.com>:

> Hello
> I've just check it and the file *libncursesw.so.6* *doen't exist neither
> in /lib nor /usr/lib. The only file that is in the /lib folder is
> *libncursesw.so* and in /usr/lib there is that file and *libncurses.so.*
>
> I'm sending you two pictures of that folders.
>
>
> 2016-08-17 17:57 GMT+02:00 Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com>:
>
>> Albert Pinto Gil wrote:
>>
>>> Hi, I'm having some problems with the installation of psmisc package (in
>>> chapter 6.26). I have followed every single instruction in the book
>>> carefully and when I try to prepare the package for its compilation it
>>> says:
>>>
>>> checking whether ln -s works... yes
>>> checking for tgetent in -ltinfo... no
>>> checking for tgetent in -lncurses... no
>>> checking for tgetent in -ltermcap... no
>>> configure: error: Cannot find tinfo, ncurses or termcap libraries
>>>
>>> Because it says that the problem is with ncurses, I decided to reinstall
>>> it. The first time I build it, when I typed the command:
>>>
>>> mv -v /usr/lib/libncursesw.so.6* /lib
>>>
>>> The bash prompt say that the file doen't exist. However, when I type the
>>> next command, which is a symlink, the file appers in both folders.
>>>
>>
>> Does libncursesw.so.6* exist in either /lib or /usr/lib?
>>
>>   -- Bruce
>>
>>
>>
>> I do not know if that is related with psmisc, but I don't know what to do.
>>>
>>> Should I wait until textinfo (because it is another option) is installed
>>> and then come back at this package? What can I do to solve it?
>>>
>>> Thanks in advance
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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