Problem upgrading ncurses

alex.fitzpatrick at alex.fitzpatrick at
Thu Jul 24 01:47:27 CEST 2008

----- Original Message -----
From: Dale Schumacher <dale.schumacher at>
Date: Wednesday, July 23, 2008 19:44
Subject: Problem upgrading ncurses
To: List for Openmoko community discussion <community at>

> Going through my daily ritual of update and upgrade, I've been having trouble with ncurses.

> root at om-gta02:~# cat /proc/version 
> Linux version 2.6.24 (oe at (gcc version 4.1.2) #1 PREEMPT Tue Jul 22 02:21:01 CEST 2008
>  root at om-gta02:~# opkg upgrade
> Upgrading ncurses on root from 5.4-r14 to 5.4-r15...
> Downloading
>  Collected errors:
>  * Package ncurses wants to install file /usr/lib/
>     But that file is already provided by package  * libncurses5

> This has persisted for at least the last 24 hours.  Is anyone else seeing this problem?
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At the risk of sounding like an AOLer: 

    Me too!

Also in the same time frame as you report.


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