Bug 111988 - proftpd cant find installed ncurses
Summary: proftpd cant find installed ncurses
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: ncurses   
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Version: 1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Eido Inoue
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Reported: 2003-12-12 14:35 UTC by kristoffer generic
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-12-12 16:28:05 UTC
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Description kristoffer generic 2003-12-12 14:35:05 UTC
Description of problem:

The programs that follows with the proftpd package cant find the 
libraries for curses support.
Other program using ncurses works just fine and i have reproduced this
error on three diffrent fedoraC1 istallations.

both ncurses and proftpd is installed with 'yum install name'.



Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

[root@abraham root]# proftpd --version
 - ProFTPD Version 1.2.9


How reproducible:

[root@abraham root]# ls -la /usr/lib/libncurses*
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root       407512 Sep 11 18:04
/usr/lib/libncurses.a
-rwxr-xr-x    1 root     root       116504 Sep 11 18:04
/usr/lib/libncurses++.a
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root       519566 Sep 11 18:04
/usr/lib/libncurses_g.a
lrwxrwxrwx    1 root     root           15 Dec  5 16:02
/usr/lib/libncurses.so -> libncurses.so.5
lrwxrwxrwx    1 root     root           17 Dec  5 16:02
/usr/lib/libncurses.so.5 -> libncurses.so.5.3
-rwxr-xr-x    1 root     root      2743560 Sep 11 18:03
/usr/lib/libncurses.so.5.3
-rwxr-xr-x    1 root     root       116504 Sep 11 18:04
/usr/lib/libncurses++w.a
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root       450988 Sep 11 18:04
/usr/lib/libncursesw.a
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root       581384 Sep 11 18:04
/usr/lib/libncursesw_g.a
lrwxrwxrwx    1 root     root           16 Dec  5 16:02
/usr/lib/libncursesw.so -> libncursesw.so.5
lrwxrwxrwx    1 root     root           18 Dec  5 16:02
/usr/lib/libncursesw.so.5 -> libncursesw.so.5.3
-rwxr-xr-x    1 root     root      3082725 Sep 11 18:03
/usr/lib/libncursesw.so.5.3


[root@abraham root]# ldconfig --print-cache | grep libncurses
        libncursesw.so.5 (libc6) => /usr/lib/libncursesw.so.5
        libncursesw.so (libc6) => /usr/lib/libncursesw.so
        libncurses.so.5 (libc6) => /usr/lib/libncurses.so.5
        libncurses.so (libc6) => /usr/lib/libncurses.so

[root@abraham root]# ftptop
ftptop: no curses or ncurses library on this system

Comment 1 Eido Inoue 2003-12-12 16:28:05 UTC
this is not a problem with ncurses. it's a problem with the proftpd
build process. obviously, ncurses is there, and other packages that
depend on it find and link to it.


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