[GRASSLIST:1450] Re: Beta10 startup

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Mon Feb 12 12:26:46 EST 2001

On Mon, 12 Feb 2001, R. Prabhakar wrote:

> i have had the same problem with grass5.0beta11.2, which is the latest

  It was not clear from my earlier post that I, too, have tried running

> distribution has libcurses.so.5. i have infact i just copied
> libcurses.so.5 into the /usr/lib directory and then it works fine.

  I don't have a copy of libncurses.so.5 to copy. :-) But, I should be able
to install it in addition to the earlier versions. Theoretically, at least.

> i was a little intrigued by one person who said he just renamed
> libncurses.so.4 to libncurses.so.5 and it worked fine!!

  What I read in the post to which I responded, was that the ncurses.so.5 file
was renamed to libncurses.so.5 and that made the difference.

  Anyway, it's more of an annoying delay than a major problem -- I hope! :-)


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