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Re: Upgrading VIM on Ubuntu

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  • Anish Muttreja
    ... The terminal library on Ubuntu is called libncurses5-dev. Regards, Anish ... -- Running for a cause.. http://princeton.aidindia.org/marathon/anish.html
    Message 1 of 2 , Jun 5, 2006
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      On Monday 05 June 2006 03:00, you wrote:
      > Pádraig Brady wrote:
      > > Adam Young wrote:
      > >
      > >> Hello,
      > >> I would like to upgrade my version of gvim (6.3) to version 7. I am
      > >> a Ubuntu newbie; does anyone have any advice on the easiest way to do
      > >> this?
      > >>
      > >
      > > http://www.freshnet.it/wordpress/blog/2006/05/24/vim-7-for-ubuntu-dapper-e-breezy/
      > >
      >
      > (Moving to vim-dev list.)
      >
      > Thanks for the link. I managed to install Vim 7
      >
      > Now, what packages do I need to build a Gnome binary on Ubuntu 6.06
      > (Dapper)? It's years since I last ran Linux, so I'm fumbling around.

      The terminal library on Ubuntu is called libncurses5-dev.
      Regards,
      Anish

      >
      > I've obtained the Vim7 sources through Subversion. Here's what I get
      > when I run ./configure:
      >
      > checking whether make sets $(MAKE)... yes
      > checking for gcc... gcc
      > checking for C compiler default output file name... a.out
      > checking whether the C compiler works... yes
      > checking whether we are cross compiling... no
      > checking for suffix of executables...
      > checking for suffix of object files... o
      > checking whether we are using the GNU C compiler... yes
      > checking whether gcc accepts -g... yes
      > checking for gcc option to accept ANSI C... none needed
      > checking how to run the C preprocessor... gcc -E
      > checking for egrep... grep -E
      > checking for library containing strerror... none required
      > checking for gawk... no
      > checking for mawk... mawk
      > checking for strip... strip
      > configure: checking for buggy tools...
      > - sh is 'GNU bash, version 3.1.17(1)-release (i486-pc-linux-gnu)
      > Copyright (C) 2005 Free Software Foundation, Inc.' - probably OK.
      > - sed is 'GNU sed version 4.1.4
      > Copyright (C) 2003 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
      > This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO
      > warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE,
      > to the extent permitted by law.'.
      > checking for BeOS... no
      > checking for QNX... no
      > checking for Darwin (Mac OS X)... no
      > checking --with-vim-name argument... Defaulting to vim
      > checking --with-ex-name argument... Defaulting to ex
      > checking --with-view-name argument... Defaulting to view
      > checking --with-global-runtime argument... no
      > checking --with-modified-by argument... no
      > checking if character set is EBCDIC... no
      > checking --with-features argument... Defaulting to normal
      > checking --with-compiledby argument... no
      > checking --disable-xsmp argument... no
      > checking --disable-xsmp-interact argument... no
      > checking --enable-mzschemeinterp argument... no
      > checking --enable-perlinterp argument... no
      > checking --enable-pythoninterp argument... no
      > checking --enable-tclinterp argument... no
      > checking --enable-rubyinterp argument... no
      > checking --enable-cscope argument... no
      > checking --enable-workshop argument... no
      > checking --disable-netbeans argument... no
      > checking for socket in -lsocket... no
      > checking for gethostbyname in -lnsl... yes
      > checking whether compiling netbeans integration is possible... yes
      > checking --enable-sniff argument... no
      > checking --enable-multibyte argument... no
      > checking --enable-hangulinput argument... no
      > checking --enable-xim argument... defaulting to auto
      > checking --enable-fontset argument... no
      > checking for xmkmf... /usr/bin/xmkmf
      > checking for X... libraries /usr/X11R6/lib, headers in standard search path
      > checking for gethostbyname... yes
      > checking for connect... yes
      > checking for remove... yes
      > checking for shmat... yes
      > checking for IceConnectionNumber in -lICE... no
      > Corrected X includes to /usr/X11R6/include
      > checking if X11 header files can be found... yes
      > checking for _XdmcpAuthDoIt in -lXdmcp... no
      > checking for IceOpenConnection in -lICE... no
      > checking for XpmCreatePixmapFromData in -lXpm... no
      > checking if X11 header files implicitly declare return values... no
      > checking --enable-gui argument... yes/auto - automatic GUI support
      > checking whether or not to look for GTK... yes
      > checking whether or not to look for GTK+ 2... yes
      > checking whether or not to look for GNOME... no
      > checking whether or not to look for Motif... yes
      > checking whether or not to look for Athena... yes
      > checking whether or not to look for neXtaw... yes
      > checking whether or not to look for Carbon... yes
      > checking --with-gtk-prefix argument... no
      > checking --with-gtk-exec-prefix argument... no
      > checking --disable-gtktest argument... gtk test enabled
      > checking for gtk-config... no
      > checking for gtk12-config... no
      > checking for pkg-config... /usr/bin/pkg-config
      > checking for GTK - version >= 2.2.0... yes; found version 2.8.17
      > checking X11/SM/SMlib.h usability... no
      > checking X11/SM/SMlib.h presence... no
      > checking for X11/SM/SMlib.h... no
      > checking X11/xpm.h usability... no
      > checking X11/xpm.h presence... no
      > checking for X11/xpm.h... no
      > checking X11/Sunkeysym.h usability... yes
      > checking X11/Sunkeysym.h presence... yes
      > checking for X11/Sunkeysym.h... yes
      > checking for XIMText in X11/Xlib.h... yes
      > X GUI selected; xim has been enabled
      > checking quality of toupper... good
      > checking whether __DATE__ and __TIME__ work... yes
      > checking elf.h usability... yes
      > checking elf.h presence... yes
      > checking for elf.h... yes
      > checking for main in -lelf... no
      > checking for dirent.h that defines DIR... yes
      > checking for library containing opendir... none required
      > checking for ANSI C header files... yes
      > checking for sys/wait.h that is POSIX.1 compatible... yes
      > checking stdarg.h usability... yes
      > checking stdarg.h presence... yes
      > checking for stdarg.h... yes
      > checking stdlib.h usability... yes
      > checking stdlib.h presence... yes
      > checking for stdlib.h... yes
      > checking string.h usability... yes
      > checking string.h presence... yes
      > checking for string.h... yes
      > checking sys/select.h usability... yes
      > checking sys/select.h presence... yes
      > checking for sys/select.h... yes
      > checking sys/utsname.h usability... yes
      > checking sys/utsname.h presence... yes
      > checking for sys/utsname.h... yes
      > checking termcap.h usability... no
      > checking termcap.h presence... no
      > checking for termcap.h... no
      > checking fcntl.h usability... yes
      > checking fcntl.h presence... yes
      > checking for fcntl.h... yes
      > checking sgtty.h usability... yes
      > checking sgtty.h presence... yes
      > checking for sgtty.h... yes
      > checking sys/ioctl.h usability... yes
      > checking sys/ioctl.h presence... yes
      > checking for sys/ioctl.h... yes
      > checking sys/time.h usability... yes
      > checking sys/time.h presence... yes
      > checking for sys/time.h... yes
      > checking termio.h usability... yes
      > checking termio.h presence... yes
      > checking for termio.h... yes
      > checking iconv.h usability... yes
      > checking iconv.h presence... yes
      > checking for iconv.h... yes
      > checking langinfo.h usability... yes
      > checking langinfo.h presence... yes
      > checking for langinfo.h... yes
      > checking unistd.h usability... yes
      > checking unistd.h presence... yes
      > checking for unistd.h... yes
      > checking stropts.h usability... yes
      > checking stropts.h presence... yes
      > checking for stropts.h... yes
      > checking errno.h usability... yes
      > checking errno.h presence... yes
      > checking for errno.h... yes
      > checking sys/resource.h usability... yes
      > checking sys/resource.h presence... yes
      > checking for sys/resource.h... yes
      > checking sys/systeminfo.h usability... no
      > checking sys/systeminfo.h presence... no
      > checking for sys/systeminfo.h... no
      > checking locale.h usability... yes
      > checking locale.h presence... yes
      > checking for locale.h... yes
      > checking sys/stream.h usability... no
      > checking sys/stream.h presence... no
      > checking for sys/stream.h... no
      > checking sys/ptem.h usability... no
      > checking sys/ptem.h presence... no
      > checking for sys/ptem.h... no
      > checking termios.h usability... yes
      > checking termios.h presence... yes
      > checking for termios.h... yes
      > checking libc.h usability... no
      > checking libc.h presence... no
      > checking for libc.h... no
      > checking sys/statfs.h usability... yes
      > checking sys/statfs.h presence... yes
      > checking for sys/statfs.h... yes
      > checking poll.h usability... yes
      > checking poll.h presence... yes
      > checking for poll.h... yes
      > checking sys/poll.h usability... yes
      > checking sys/poll.h presence... yes
      > checking for sys/poll.h... yes
      > checking pwd.h usability... yes
      > checking pwd.h presence... yes
      > checking for pwd.h... yes
      > checking utime.h usability... yes
      > checking utime.h presence... yes
      > checking for utime.h... yes
      > checking sys/param.h usability... yes
      > checking sys/param.h presence... yes
      > checking for sys/param.h... yes
      > checking libintl.h usability... yes
      > checking libintl.h presence... yes
      > checking for libintl.h... yes
      > checking libgen.h usability... yes
      > checking libgen.h presence... yes
      > checking for libgen.h... yes
      > checking util/debug.h usability... no
      > checking util/debug.h presence... no
      > checking for util/debug.h... no
      > checking util/msg18n.h usability... no
      > checking util/msg18n.h presence... no
      > checking for util/msg18n.h... no
      > checking frame.h usability... no
      > checking frame.h presence... no
      > checking for frame.h... no
      > checking sys/acl.h usability... no
      > checking sys/acl.h presence... no
      > checking for sys/acl.h... no
      > checking sys/access.h usability... no
      > checking sys/access.h presence... no
      > checking for sys/access.h... no
      > checking sys/sysctl.h usability... yes
      > checking sys/sysctl.h presence... yes
      > checking for sys/sysctl.h... yes
      > checking sys/sysinfo.h usability... yes
      > checking sys/sysinfo.h presence... yes
      > checking for sys/sysinfo.h... yes
      > checking wchar.h usability... yes
      > checking wchar.h presence... yes
      > checking for wchar.h... yes
      > checking wctype.h usability... yes
      > checking wctype.h presence... yes
      > checking for wctype.h... yes
      > checking for pthread_np.h... no
      > checking strings.h usability... yes
      > checking strings.h presence... yes
      > checking for strings.h... yes
      > checking if strings.h can be included after string.h... yes
      > checking whether gcc needs -traditional... no
      > checking for an ANSI C-conforming const... yes
      > checking for mode_t... yes
      > checking for off_t... yes
      > checking for pid_t... yes
      > checking for size_t... yes
      > checking for uid_t in sys/types.h... yes
      > checking whether time.h and sys/time.h may both be included... yes
      > checking for ino_t... yes
      > checking for dev_t... yes
      > checking for rlim_t... yes
      > checking for stack_t... yes
      > checking whether stack_t has an ss_base field... no
      > checking --with-tlib argument... empty: automatic terminal library selection
      > checking for tgetent in -lncurses... no
      > checking for tgetent in -ltermlib... no
      > checking for tgetent in -ltermcap... no
      > checking for tgetent in -lcurses... no
      > no terminal library found
      > checking for tgetent()... configure: error: NOT FOUND!
      > You need to install a terminal library; for example ncurses.
      > Or specify the name of the library with --with-tlib.

      --
      Running for a cause..
      http://princeton.aidindia.org/marathon/anish.html
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