Subject: Re: how do I install the ncurses package?
To: None <>
From: Zdenek Salvet <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/23/1998 19:03:13
> Just wondering: how do I install the ncurses package and actually get it to
> work?
> It compiles fine, it installs fine, when I compile a package that needs it
> the program compiles fine, but when I run the program nothing but garbage
> appears on the screen.  This has happened to multiple programs.  I've had
> this problem ever since I began to tangle with ncurses 2 years ago, but
> ignored it then opting for curses usage instead.  Unfortunately I can't
> slink by with curses with some programs I have now.  Details of my setup:
> NetBSD-current/i386, pc3 terminal emulation, latest ncurses package.  Any
> suggestions are appreciated.  Thanks.

I have compiled ncurses-4.2 library patched upto 980613 on NetBSD-1.3/i386
and Midnigh Commander 4.1.35 works flawlessly with it (at least in xterm).
I don't have any other experience with ncurses though.

Zdenek Salvet                                     
           If God had meant for us to be in the Army,
         we would have been born with green, baggy skin.