Subject: Re: stairstep problem with ncftp 1.9.5 and GNU readline?
To: None <>
From: Mike Long <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/29/1996 19:36:07
>Date: Thu, 26 Sep 1996 21:41:36 -0500
>From: VaX#n8 <>
>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

Stairstepping will result from using 4.3 TTY compatibility support
under NetBSD versions < 1.1p1.
Mike Long <>     <URL:>
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