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pkg/42712: bootstrap pkgsrc should check for required termcap
>Synopsis: bootstrap pkgsrc should check for required termcap
>Arrival-Date: Sun Jan 31 19:30:00 +0000 2010
>Originator: Jan Schaumann
>Release: Fedora release 8 (Werewolf)
Linux ip-10-242-46-86 220.127.116.11-2.ec2.v1.2.fc8xen #1 SMP Fri Nov 20 19:22:36 EST
2009 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
I created a Fedora Core 8 instance in Amazon's EC2, then fetched the latest
and extracted it. After bootstrapping, I tried to build misc/screen, but it
that no suitable termcap library was found.
The reson for that appears to be that this image does not by default provide the
If this is needed, then maybe bootstrap should detect this and complain?
Otherwise, it would be nice if misc/screen could just pull in devel/ncurses
or whatever it may need instead of leaving the user guessing what packages
he needs to install.
Install Fedora Core 8 without any -devel packages.
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