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Re: why no ncurses.h file?

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: why no ncurses.h file?
Date: Mon, 4 Mar 2002 18:43:38 -0500
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On Mon, Mar 04, 2002 at 06:23:39PM -0500, Chris McHugh wrote:
> Hello:
> I am trying to build xfree86 4.2 from source and the install fails with
> the error ncurses.h no file found. Now, I have ncurses 5.2 (it came with
> Mandrake 8.1) and have reinstalled it and the libs just in case, but I
> still do not have ncurses.h or curses.h on my system. What am I doing
> wrong? Any help will be greatly appreciated.

There are generally two types of packages made for libraries:
        runtime and

The runtime packages don't include header files (or static libraries).

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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