Trouble buildint php

Auke Kok sofar at
Sat Jan 29 20:14:21 UTC 2005

Richard Pyne wrote:
> I'm having a problem building php that I haven't been able to 
> figure out. I'm getting:
> checking for libedit readline replacement... no
> checking for readline support... yes
> checking for tgetent in -lncurses... no
> checking for tgetent in -ltermcap... no
> checking for readline in -lreadline... no
> configure: error: readline library not found
> Creating /var/log/lunar/compile/php-4.3.10.bz2
> ! Problem detected during BUILD
> I know libreadline is available because:
> # updatedb
> # locate libreadline
> /lib/libreadline.a
> /lib/
> /lib/
> /lib/
> I'm sure that it is something stupid that I am missing, but I 
> can't find what.
> Thanks in advance for any help.

readline is so basic that when it upgraded frmo .4 to .5 a couple of 
base modules need to be relinked.

The one that breaks php is 'aspell'.

Use 'lunar nofix' to find out which ones need a rebuild and why.


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