Integrated: 649: SKARA will not build/install without termcap

Patric Hedlin phedlin at
Fri Sep 18 09:00:16 UTC 2020

On Fri, 18 Sep 2020 07:15:57 GMT, Erik Helin <ehelin at> wrote:

>> @phedlin I'm not sure that there is a way to determine whether a process uses `termcap` or `terminfo`, do you know of a
>> reliable way? I think the best we can do here is to add some documentation to ``, instructing the user to run
>> `sh gradlew --console=plain` as a workaround. Or do you have any other suggestions?
> @phedlin I might have a way to default to `--console=plain` while still allowing Skara developers to opt-in to a more
> fancy console. Can you please try building with `sh gradlew --console=plain` and see if it works on your system?

JAVA_HOME=~/local/jdk14-import/build/linux-aarch64/images/jdk sh ./gradlew --console=plain

FAILURE: Build failed with an exception.

* What went wrong:
Could not open terminal for stdout: could not get termcap entry

* Try:
Run with --stacktrace option to get the stack trace. Run with --info or --debug option to get more log output. Run
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