xfce4-terminal .. make error

Olivier Fourdan fourdan at xfce.org
Sun Jan 16 02:00:10 CET 2005

On Sat, 2005-01-15 at 16:37 -0800, Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
> no, this is a problem with your system.  how is the configure script 
> supposed to know how to get certain files installed on your particular 
> distro?  and what if you aren't using linux?  how is it supposed to know 
> then?

I think the question was rather why the configure script did not check
for ncurses headers and stop the build if missing.

The answer is possibly that the ncurse dependency might be inherited
from some other requirement such as vte but I'm not sure.


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