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Old 02-25-2005
Compiling GNU 'screen' on HP-UX 11i

I finally gave up and installed the prepackaged version of 'screen', but I really want to get a better understanding of why my compilation of 'screen' failed on HP-UX 11i using GNU gcc (also from a prepackaged version). Whenever I would try to run './configure' to prep for building screen, it would progress up to a point and then die with this error:

configure: error: !!! no tgetent - no screen

So... what does this mean? The reason this is of interest to me is that I prefer compiling apps myself to using prepackaged versions. It allows me to keep up to date with the latest versions before they come out in a package form. But I just ran up against a brick wall with this issue.
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Old 02-25-2005
Read the INSTALL document and especially note the name-clash. And see this.
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Old 02-26-2005
Thanks. That explains things a bit better.
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Old 08-14-2008
I am not able to download screen for HP-UX
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Old 08-14-2008
Quote:
Originally Posted by madhumohang
I am not able to download screen for HP-UX
screen-4.0.3

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