bash --with-ncurses

Matthias Benkmann mbenkmann at
Thu Nov 23 05:44:01 PST 2000

I've looked at the docs, I've looked at ./configure --help and I've looked 
at the ./configure source code itself. There is no such switch as 
--with-ncurses in bash's configure. The switch is called --with-curses. 
--with-ncurses is not even available as an alias. The LFS book could just 
as well say to compile using --with-foo and it would work just the same 
because --with-curses seems to be the default on a normal GNU/Linux 
system. You can leave it out and bash will be linked against ncurses just 
the same.


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