[tex-live] [i386-pc-solaris2.8] problems building texinfo

Martin Schroeder ms at artcom-gmbh.de
Fri Aug 22 15:44:54 CEST 2003

/opt/sfw/bin/gcc -DINFODIR=\"/home/ms/tex/texlive/source/info\" -DLOCALEDIR=\"/home/ms/tex/texlive/source/locale\" -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I. -I.. -I. -I../lib -I../intl -I.. -I.    -g -O2 -c `test -f 'makedoc.c' || echo './'`makedoc.c
/opt/sfw/bin/gcc  -g -O2   -o makedoc  makedoc.o ../lib/libtxi.a  -lncurses  -lgen
rm -f doc.c funs.h key.c
./makedoc ./session.c ./echo-area.c ./infodoc.c ./m-x.c ./indices.c ./nodemenu.c ./footnotes.c ./variables.c
ld.so.1: ./makedoc: fatal: libncurses.so.5: open failed: No such file or directory
gmake[4]: *** [doc.c] Killed
gmake[4]: Leaving directory `/home/ms/tex/texlive/source/TeX/utils/texinfo/info'

Sure there is no libncurses.so.5, and configure complained the
gcc (2.8.1) can not build shared libraries on Solaris. Any
workaround for this or do we have live without texinfo on

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               Martin Schröder, MS at ArtCom-GmbH.DE
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