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Bug 55837 - Stage 1 bootstrap fails on ncurses-5.4-r1
Summary: Stage 1 bootstrap fails on ncurses-5.4-r1
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: [OLD] Core system (show other bugs)
Hardware: x86 Linux
: High blocker (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo's Team for Core System packages
Depends on:
Reported: 2004-07-01 16:47 UTC by Joe S
Modified: 2004-10-21 12:24 UTC (History)
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Description Joe S 2004-07-01 16:47:15 UTC
During execution of Stage 1 install, /usr/portage/scripts/ fails on ncurses 5.4-r1.  The last few lines echoed by are:

configure error: Shared libraries are not supported in this version

!!! ERROR: sys-libs/ncurses-5.4-r1 failed.
!!! Function econf, Line 365, Exitcode 1.
!!! econf failed
Comment 1 solar (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2004-07-02 06:13:41 UTC
I just had this happen as well with 
Basically what looks like is happening here is that ncurses is getting built 
to soon (ie portage resolves it to near top of it's list (before
Comment 2 Jim Nutt 2004-07-16 18:18:57 UTC
The problem appears to be that texinfo wants to use curses and gcc depends on texinfo
Comment 3 SpanKY gentoo-dev 2004-10-21 12:24:24 UTC
still a problem with 2004.3 and ncurses-5.4-r5 ?

if so, please re-open ;)