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Building Zsh: No terminal handling library found - But I installed ncourses
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- From: Josh Wasserstein <ribonucleico@xxxxxxxxx>
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- Subject: Building Zsh: No terminal handling library found - But I installed ncourses
- Date: Mon, 7 Apr 2014 14:43:13 -0400
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I am trying to install Zsh without root privileges on a Linux machine. I
downloaded the source tarball and run:
but then I got:
configure: error: "No terminal handling library was found on your system.
This is probably a library called curses or ncurses. You may need to
install a package called 'curses-devel' or 'ncurses-devel' on your system"
Since I am not root on this system, I downloaded ncurses and installed it
manually (also using ./configure --prefix=<my_installation_path>), which
seems to have gone well.
I then updated the following paths:
and tried installing Zsh again, but got the same ncurses error. As far as I
can tell, the path variables above point to the right locations, and I can
check this on the shell.
Why is Zsh not recognizing ncurses?
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