Subject: Re: Ubuntu bootstrap Failing
To: thoran <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/08/2005 17:39:47
On Wed, 9 Nov 2005, thoran wrote:

> I just tried to do this and I get the following:
> checking for library containing tgetent... no
> configure: error: no relevant library found containing tgetent
> ===> exited with status 1
> aborted.

tgetent is provided by curses. pkgsrc can provide curses, but we don't 
have that available via bootstrap.

Please see pkgsrc/bootstrap/README.Linux.

Please install the appropriate "developer" library for libncurses for 

  Jeremy C. Reed

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