Problem with texinfo make

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Fri Jul 6 11:32:03 PDT 2001

On Fri, Jul 06, 2001 at 04:57:33AM -0500, Iñigo R. Lejarza wrote:
> I'm installing my first LFS, and everything was going smothly with chap. 05
> until I tried to do the texinfo-4.0 install.
> When I execute make LDFLAGS=-static the following error message appears
> (only last lines included):
> /mnt/lfs/usr/src/sources/t/texinfo-4.0/info/terminal.c:640: undefined
> reference to `tgetstr'
> terminal.o:/mnt/lfs/usr/src/sources/t/texinfo-4.0/info/terminal.c:641: more
> undefined references to `tgetstr' follow
> make[2]: *** [ginfo] Error 1
> make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
> make: *** [all-recursive-am] Error 2

hmm this looks like you might be missing a static version of the ncurses
library, but bash didn't fail with a similar error. Let's check anyways
does /usr/include/libcurses.a and /usr/include/libncurses.a exist?

Gerard Beekmans

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