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Old 02-19-2015, 07:35 AM   #1
usao
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Trying to install iftop on CentOS 6.6


Issue with ncurses... Can't seem to find what the installer is looking for... Seems like it's installed, but I don't know what file or directory it's searching for exactly...

checking for a curses library containing mvchgat... none found
configure: error: Curses! Foiled again!
(Can't find a curses library supporting mvchgat.)
Consider installing ncurses.

# yum install -y ncurses
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, merge-conf, presto
Setting up Install Process
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
* base: centos.den.host-engine.com
* extras: mirrors.gigenet.com
* updates: repos.redrockhost.com
Package ncurses-5.7-3.20090208.el6.x86_64 already installed and latest version
Nothing to do

# whereis ncurses
ncurses:
 
Old 02-19-2015, 07:55 AM   #2
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Lets find out what is actually installed on your computer. You need both ncurses and ncurses-devel packages. Post the output of the command

rpm -qa | grep ncurses

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Old 02-19-2015, 08:36 AM   #3
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Lets find out what is actually installed on your computer. You need both ncurses and ncurses-devel packages. Post the output of the command

rpm -qa | grep ncurses
# rpm -qa | grep ncurses
ncurses-libs-5.7-3.20090208.el6.x86_64
ncurses-base-5.7-3.20090208.el6.x86_64
ncurses-5.7-3.20090208.el6.x86_64

Ok, that seemed to resolve the issue. I didn't know it was a separate 'devel' package, thought it was just asking for ncurses...
Got it compiled and running. Thanks.
 
  


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