Python 2.2a2 on Mandrake
paul.johnston4 at sympatico.ca
Tue Aug 28 23:17:15 CEST 2001
Romuald Texier wrote:
> Paul Johnston wrote:
>> I can never get configure to pass the "readline"-check. The configure
>> log points to termcap.
>> configure:6918: checking for rl_completion_matches in -lreadline
>> configure:6937: gcc -o conftest -g -O2 conftest.c -lreadline -ltermcap
>> -lpthread -ldl -lutil 1>&5
>> /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -ltermcap
>> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
>> I've installed the latest termcap.rpm for Mandrake but no joy. There is
>> no termcap library I can find.
>> What is the secret?
> The library belongs to the libtermcap RPM package. To compile you may also
> need the libtermcap-devel RPM too.
It didn't hit me 'til later to do a search for libtermcap.so . All was
right once installed. Thanks Romuald for your help. The devel version of
this library wasn't needed - go figure.
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