[lfs-support] Problems with Psmisc

Albert Pinto Gil apintogil at gmail.com
Wed Aug 17 10:44:38 PDT 2016


Is there anything I can do to install *libncursesw.so.6?*

2016-08-17 19:38 GMT+02:00 Albert Pinto Gil <apintogil at gmail.com>:

> 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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