starting out

J.A. Neitzel jan.listbox at
Fri Nov 10 20:03:51 PST 2000

On Friday 10 November 2000 20:09, dmetruck (Mark) wrote:
> >   While compiling bash, i got the following error message. I erased
> > the bash file and unzipped it again, and the same thing happened
> > again.
> /usr/bin/ld: cannot open -lcurses: no such file or directory
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status

Mark, where the book says,
"./configure --enable-static-link ... --with-curses", change 
"--with-curses" to "--with-ncurses".

Continue from there as in the book and should be fine for a happy, static 

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