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Solved: Emacs 21.2 and termcap problem

From: Janusz S. Bień
Subject: Solved: Emacs 21.2 and termcap problem
Date: 15 May 2002 07:41:14 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.1

On Mon, 13 May 2002  Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:

> On 13 May 2002 address@hidden wrote:
> > I have just compiled Emacs 21.2 on my home Woody Debian computer. I
> > have done everything "as usual" (I started to compile Emacs with some
> > pretest version); there was no substantial changes of my system in the
> > meantime. However, 21.2 does not start reporting
> > 
> >       Cannot open termcap database file  
> > 


> I'd suggest to make sure you have the latest version of ncurses installed 
> and visible to the Emacs build at configure time.  Old versions of 
> ncurses sometimes dupe the configure script into thinking your system 
> doesn't support terminfo.

The advice worked, thanks.


dr hab. Janusz S. Bien, prof. UW
Prof. Janusz S. Bien, Warsaw Uniwersity
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