[GRASSLIST:5173] Re: libncurses

Stephanie Granger steph at derecho.jpl.nasa.gov
Fri Dec 6 18:21:16 EST 2002

Thank you. That was it!

>Stephanie Granger wrote:
>> I am using grass on my pc with no problems, but I am having trouble 
>> getting grass 5.0.0 running on my Unix system (sparc-sun-solaris2.8)
>> and need help/hints.
>> I downloaded the tar file, unzipped it, configured, built and
>> installed grass-5.0.0 without error. When I try to run it using
>> the command grass5 or grass5 -tcltk I get the following error message:
>> ld.so.1: set_data: fatal: libncurses.so.5: open failed: No such file or 
>> directory
>> I do have libncurses.so.5 and included the path for the includes
>> and the libs when I configured the system. I'm not sure what I'm
>> missing. I would appreciate any help that the list can offer. Also,
>> the error logs showed no errors in the build or install.
>> Oh, I do not have root access and installed the software in my own area
>> rather than /usr/local/grass5.
>Is libncurses.so.5 in one of the system's standard library directories
>(e.g. /lib or /usr/lib?) If not, you will need to set LD_LIBRARY_PATH
>to include the directory which contains the library.
>Glynn Clements <glynn.clements at virgin.net>

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