bash static compile

Harold Noad noadie at oxford.net
Mon Oct 16 22:18:18 PDT 2000


 
Curses is the older name for Ncurses. 
To get bash to compile.

cd /usr/lib
ln -s libncurses.a libcurses.a
Now when ld tries to link with curses it will use
ncurses. Which is correct.

You will find that in 
Chapter 6. Installing basic system software
Installation of Ncurses
LFS does this link right after the installation of ncurses.
It's too bad distributions such as Mandrake wouldn't also do it.

Harold Noad

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