> At Tue, 29 Sep 2020 20:42:53 -0400 "Ubuntu user technical support, not
> for general discussions" <[hidden email]> wrote:
>> anyone know which ubuntu pkg contains tputs Google hasn't been too
>> Its needed to compile emacs from source
> libncurses5-dev is what I needed to compile Jasspa MicroEmacs from source on a
> Raspberry Pi -- and libncurses5-dev contains /usr/include/term.h, which is
> where tputs is defined...
> curses / ncurses is the low-level tty cursor hacking library, commonly used by
> editors and such, using termcap for a terminal type lookup.
Thanks for the input, somehow I got it sorted without libncurses5-dev,
not sure what I did as I tried several things.
At any rate, I installed libncurses5-dev anyway, after the fact.