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Re: Compiling octave on RH 7.0

From: Edward S. Meadows
Subject: Re: Compiling octave on RH 7.0
Date: Fri, 1 Dec 2000 17:45:39 -0700 (MST)

Trond Eivind GlomsrØd writes:
 > "Edward S. Meadows" <address@hidden> writes:
 > > I am attempting to compile octave-2.1.31 on my RH 7.0
 > > machine.
 > > 
 > > I have a plain vanilla RH 7.0 installation that I keep
 > > current with the latest RH updates.
 > > 
 > > The configure step seems to show that several libraries
 > > (like ncurses and termcap) are missing when in fact they are
 > > actually present in their default locations when installed
 > > via RPM. 
 > Did you remember to install ncurses-devel etc?
 > > Then when I try to compile, the compilation fails
 > > due to apparent C++ syntax errors.  I'm using gcc 2.96.
 > This was fixed in Octave CVS this week.

Thanks for the suggestions.  I'll get the latest from the
cvs server.

I do have ncurses-devel as well as libtermcap-devel
installed.  The configuration script results still say that
they're missing:

   Octave is now configured for i686-pc-linux-gnu

     Source directory:     .
     Installation prefix:  /usr/local
     C compiler:           gcc  -mieee-fp -g -O2 -Wall
     C++ compiler:         c++  -mieee-fp -fno-rtti -fno-exceptions 
-fno-implicit-templates -g -O2 -Wall
     Fortran compiler:     g77 -O
     Fortran libraries:     -lg2c -lm -L/usr/lib/gcc-lib/i386-redhat-linux/2.96 
-L/usr/lib/gcc-lib/i386-redhat-linux/2.96/../../.. -lm
     Use GNU readline:     true
     Default pager:        less
     gnuplot:              gnuplot

     Do internal array bounds checking:       false
     Build static libraries:                  true
     Build shared libraries:                  false
     Minimal kernel option:                   false
     Dynamic Linking (dlopen/dlsym):          true
     Dynamic Linking (shl_load/shl_findsym):  false
     Include support for GNU readline:        true

   configure: warning: I couldn't find -ltermcap, -lterminfo, -lncurses, 
-lcurses, or -ltermlib!
   configure: warning: I didn't find gperf, but it's only a problem if you need 
to reconstruct oct-gperf.h

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