[lfs-support] error by compiling gettext in chapter 6.44

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sun Jan 6 09:30:45 PST 2013

Sven Bartscher wrote:
> Hey guys!
> I'm building LFS on Ubuntu 12.10 64bit and tried to compile gettext in
> chapter 6.44 but got this error
> /usr/lib/libncursesw.a: could not read symbols: Bad value
> collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status
> make[4]: *** [libgettextlib.la] Error 1

What is the output of

$ ls /usr/lib/libcurs* /usr/lib/libncurs*

Perhaps you missed the symlinks in ncurses.

   -- Bruce

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