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Re: compiling woes (httping 0.0.3 make error)

On Thu, 11 Dec 2003 wrote:
> Brian Ford wrote:
> > wrote:
> > > $ make install
> > > gcc -ansi -O2   -c -o error.o error.c
> > > error.c:1:21: ncurses.h: No such file or directory
> > > make: *** [error.o] Error 1
> > >
> > Well, does /usr/include/ncurses.h exist?
> >
> No, I can't find ncurses.h anywhere, although ncurses had been installed.
> Entering the command:
> $ find / -name ncurses*
> The following is output:
> /etc/setup/ncurses.lst.gz
> /usr/share/doc/Cygwin/ncurses-5.3.README
> /usr/share/doc/ncurses-5.3
> /usr/share/doc/ncurses-5.3/ncurses-intro.html
> > If not, using the setup package search facility available here
> > shows ncurses.h to be part of
> > ncurses/ncurses-5.2-8.  Is that installed?
> >
> Hum, shouldn't it be part of the successor version as well?
Partially my mistake.

/usr/include/ncurses.h is now a symbolic link to ncurses/ncurses.h which
itself is a sybolic link to curses.h.  Both of them are created by a
postinstall script for compatability.  So, if you plug curses.h into the
search engine above, you get your answer.  You need

However, a casual inspection of /usr/share/doc/Cygwin/ncurses-5.3.README
that turned up in your search would have provided the same information.
Also, you have still not acted on this suggestion:

> > Please see  If you had attached
> > cygcheck output, I wouldn't have to ask about these.

I *strongly* suggest that you do so before posting further on this, or
other topics.

> > If you want help here, you will have to post more output.  We need to
> > see why the make of parser.c returned 255.
> >
> Funny. Doubting my first attempt, I extracted the archive once again, this
> time right into /tmp
> (i.e. C:\cygwin\tmp).
> Now, the output is different:
> $ make
> make -C src build
> make[1]: Entering directory `/tmp/boxes-1.0.1/src'
> make CFLAGS_ADDTL=-O boxes
> make[2]: Entering directory `/tmp/boxes-1.0.1/src'
> gcc -ansi -I. -Iregexp -Wall -W -O   -c -o parser.o parser.c
> parser.y: In function `design_needed':
> parser.y:389: warning: implicit declaration of function `strcasecmp'
> parser.y: In function `yyparse':
> parser.y:537: warning: implicit declaration of function `strdup'
> parser.y:1034: warning: implicit declaration of function `strncasecmp'
> gcc -ansi -I. -Iregexp -Wall -W -O   -c -o lex.yy.o lex.yy.c
> lexer.l: In function `yylex':
> lexer.l:172: warning: implicit declaration of function `strdup'
> lexer.l: At top level:
> lexer.l:1299: warning: `yy_flex_realloc' defined but not used
> gcc -ansi -I. -Iregexp -Wall -W -O   -c -o boxes.o boxes.c
> boxes.c: In function `is_dir':
> boxes.c:328: error: `S_IFMT' undeclared (first use in this function)
> boxes.c:328: error: (Each undeclared identifier is reported only once
> boxes.c:328: error: for each function it appears in.)
> boxes.c:328: error: `S_IFDIR' undeclared (first use in this function)
> boxes.c: In function `get_config_file':
> boxes.c:381: warning: implicit declaration of function `strdup'
> boxes.c: In function `process_commandline':
> boxes.c:653: warning: implicit declaration of function `strncasecmp'
> boxes.c: In function `style_sort':
> boxes.c:901: warning: implicit declaration of function `strcasecmp'
> make[2]: *** [boxes.o] Error 1
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/tmp/boxes-1.0.1/src'
> make[1]: *** [build] Error 2
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/tmp/boxes-1.0.1/src'
> make: *** [build] Error 2
> As you might guess already, I haven't got the slightest clue what's going
> on...
Yes.  That is why I directed you to the problems URL above.

I will wait until you have submitted the information requested there
before providing further help.  Thanks.

Brian Ford
Senior Realtime Software Engineer
VITAL - Visual Simulation Systems
FlightSafety International
Phone: 314-551-8460
Fax:   314-551-8444

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