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  • ksamdev
    Thanks for reply. I am working on Linux machine and the problem was resolved recently. ... -- You received this message from the vim_mac maillist. Do not
    Message 1 of 3 , Oct 5, 2010
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      Thanks for reply.

      I am working on Linux machine and the problem was resolved recently.

      On Oct 5, 3:36 am, björn <bjorn.winck...@...> wrote:
      > On 4 October 2010 22:21, ksamdev <ksam...@...> wrote:
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > > HI,
      >
      > > I do not have ROOT (SUDO) privileges on my office computer. Therefore
      > > I installed vim 7.2 locally into:
      >
      > > ~/Applications
      >
      > > It works fine. Now, I'd like to upgrade to v7.3 and it does not work
      > > because of ncurses library that is missing on my computer.
      >
      > > So, I downloaded ncurses-dev and installed into:
      >
      > > ~/Applications/ncurses
      >
      > > When I try to configure vim 7.3:
      >
      > > ./configure --enable-gui=no --without-x -with-features=huge --prefix=
      > > $HOME/Applications/vim --with-tlib=$HOME/Applications/ncurses
      >
      > > I get error:
      >
      > > checking whether stack_t has an ss_base field... no
      > > checking --with-tlib argument... /my/home/folder/Applications/ncurses
      > > checking for linking with /my/home/folder/Applications/ncurses
      > > library... configure: error: FAILED
      >
      > > What is wrong?
      >
      > You are not the first to have problems with ncurses.  As far as I can
      > tell the problems usually appear because of multiple versions being
      > installed.  Why did you download ncurses instead of using the version
      > that comes with OS X?  You shouldn't have to specify "--with-tlib".
      >
      > Instead of building your own version it may be easier to just download
      > the latest MacVim build [1] and put that in your /Applications folder.
      >  Then create an alias to "/Applications/MacVim.app/Contents/MacOS/Vim"
      > and you can use it without the GUI.
      >
      > Björn
      >
      > [1]http://github.com/b4winckler/macvim/downloads

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