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Old 11-26-2002, 07:09 AM   #1
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debian woody: error at "make menuconfig"

I want to recompile the kernel with a newer version of gcc.
But typing "make menuconfig", the following message appears:

=== Begin of the error message======
rm -f include/asm
( cd include ; ln -sf asm-i386 asm)
make -C scripts/lxdialog all
make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/src/kernel-source-2.2.20/scripts/lxdialog'
gcc -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -O2 -fomit-frame-pointer -DLOCALE -DCURSES_LOC="<curses.h>" -c -o lxdialog.o lxdialog.c
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/kernel-source-2.2.20/scripts/lxdialog'
make:*** [menuconfig] Error 2
=== End of the error message =====

What is wrong with my OS?

My hardware: Athlon XP1800+, Sparkle GeForce MX420, Elitegroup K75SA main board

Please help me
Old 11-26-2002, 05:27 PM   #2
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Does "make config" work?

If so, you may have a problem with "curses" which is needed to make the menus in "menuconfig".

Old 11-26-2002, 05:55 PM   #3
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apt-get install ncurses-bin ncurses-base
Old 11-29-2002, 06:10 AM   #4
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