ncurses symlinks problems

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Sat Aug 26 10:34:26 PDT 2000

> I recall several messages from the past RE: ncurses/curses symlinks or lack
> of. Just spent a marathon session build LFS on three different machine at
> the same time and found that the curses symlink to the shared library was
> created everytime, but the symlink to the static library was never created.
> Hence, bash as in the book will compile fine, but bash configured
> with --enable-static-link (as it should be) fails.

True. Though bash only fails when you use LFS as a base system to build
another system from. I'll update the ncurses installation to add the
static symlink,

Gerard Beekmans

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