synth: Error opening terminal: xterm
as at cmplx.uk
Wed Jul 12 21:43:53 UTC 2017
> From: Baho Utot <baho-utot at columbus.rr.com>
> Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2017 21:09:11 -0400
> On 7/12/2017 7:59 AM, Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
> > I'm starting using synth, never used it before.
> > I get this error:
> > # synth build net/mpich
> > Error opening terminal: xterm.
> as a regular user open xterm
> then do the fololwing
> su -
> synth just-build /net/mpich
> or if you have doas and doas configured then
> doas synth just-build net/mpich
It turned out ncurses was the problem.
Switching ncurses off via "synth configure"
solved this problem.
I also tried one of my other boxes, and there
I don't get this problem. So it seems something
is indeed broken on this box, something to do
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