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Re: lynx-dev lynx 2.8

From: T.E.Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev lynx 2.8
Date: Fri, 29 May 1998 11:06:26 -0400 (EDT)

>       I have upgraded an RS6000 from AIX 3.2.5 to AIX 4.3.  On the 
> original machine, we had lynx 2.4.2 running which was installed by someone 
> else when the machine was first put into production.  I have basically no 
> knowledge of how to install third-party-vendor software on the RS6000 and 
> am basically a novice at this.  Assume I know nothing and you'll be in the 
> right ball park. 
>       I downloaded lynx 2.8 and ran the configure script.  It displayed 
> a screen or two of messages and then aborted with 
>               error: cannot link curses library 
the file 'config.log' will contain the actual compiler error-message that
should show the problem.
> I'm stuck.  I have no idea what to do about this.  I've checked online but 
> find nothing of help.  The installation guide mentions ncurses and slang 
> but also appears to me to indicate that these do not work with AIX.  Any 
> help you can give me would be greatly appreciated.   
I'm told ncurses works on AIX 4.x (report bugs)
> Nita Hyde, Systems Programmer 
> Alachua County School Board 
> Gainesville, FL. 
> (352) 955-7500 Ext. 248 

Thomas E. Dickey

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