termcap and termlib

Jhair Tocancipa Triana jhair.tocancipa at gmail.com
Fri Mar 31 18:22:31 UTC 2006

Jeffrey Holle writes:

> I'm attempting to build ddd (a GUI debugger frontend).
> Its configuration program files with:
>   - can't find a suitable termcap library

> In searching for termcap with Synaptic, I found and installed
> "termcap-compat v1.2.3.

> This hasn't fixed the problem the ddd's configuration script has.
> Does anyone have a solution/suggestion?

golem:~/local/src/ddd-3.3.11$ ./configure --help | grep -B1 termcap 
  --with-termlib=LIB      terminal library is

Use ncurses instead of termcap. Do you have libncurses5 installed?


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