Re: problems compiling guile-1.3 on SuSE 5.2

Svein Fidjestøl <> writes:

|   I am in the process of installing GNOME 0.99.3 on my SuSE 5.2 (libc5)
|   box. When trying to compile guile-1.3, I get the following error:

Please, try the appended patch; after patching, run `autoconf' again.

|   Any suggestions as to what's wrong?

It doesn't check for "ncurses" -- but will do in the future, AFAIK; Jim
knows about it ;-)

The SuSE manual 5.2 (p. 166) provides hints how to use termcap, if you
really want it.

---	Fri Oct  9 20:40:35 1998
+++	Thu Oct 15 10:39:46 1998
@@ -60,8 +60,12 @@
 if test $ac_cv_func_connect = no; then
     AC_CHECK_LIB(socket, connect)
-AC_CHECK_LIB(termcap, tgoto)
-AC_CHECK_LIB(readline, readline)
+dnl should be check for curses terminfo termlib, too?
+for termlib in ncurses termcap ; do
+   AC_CHECK_LIB(${termlib}, tgoto, 
+    [LIBS="-l${termlib} $LIBS"; break])
+AC_CHECK_LIB(readline, main)
 AC_CHECK_FUNCS(rl_clear_signals rl_cleanup_after_signal)
 AC_CACHE_CHECK([for rl_getc_function pointer in readline],

Karl Eichwalder

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