Subject: Re: stairstep problem with ncftp 1.9.5 and GNU readline?
To: VaX#n8 <>
From: Julian Bean <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/27/1996 10:25:34
At 9:41 pm 26/9/96, VaX#n8 wrote:
>I'm trying to compile ncftp 1.9.5 (you know, the simple one) with
>GNU readline and having a very hard time.  After figuring out I needed
>to add "-ltermcap" everytime I added "-lcurses", it compiles
>but causes a stairstepping problem.  If I used -DCURSES in PDEFS,
>then it won't compile at all since it defines SGTTYB and enables
>part of the code which writes to what it thinks is "extern short ospeed".
>I undef'ed SGTTYB and got it to compile but still get the stairstep

I think I remember that I had to compile ncftp with ncurses.  I have since
removed ncurses from my system, as it amounted to a hack installing it at
all, but my ncftp was statically linked to libncurses.a ;-)


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