[vdr] Building VDR 1.7.0 - skincurses error?
Jelle De Loecker
skerit at kipdola.com
Thu May 22 09:16:49 CEST 2008
Udo Richter schreef:
> Jelle De Loecker wrote:
>> skincurses.c:793: error: ‘WINDOW’ was not declared in this scope
>> skincurses.c:793: error: ‘w’ was not declared in this scope
>> skincurses.c:793: error: ‘initscr’ was not declared in this scope
> The WINDOW data structure is provided by ncurses library. You may need a
> different/newer version of libncurses-dev. (imho one of the 'wide
> character' versions for unicode.)
The solution was quite simple: The suse tutorials on the vdr wiki didn't
say which dependencies you needed, like the libn5curses (or something
Afterwards I had the same problem with some other plugins, but since
they were in the repository I could do a "apt-get build-dep
vdr-plugins-burn" and most of the time that would have fixed it.
However, sometimes I needed to sift through the error messages and find
the correct packages in synaptic.
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