Subject: Re: Problems on alpha port
To: Alan Perry <email@example.com>
From: David Brownlee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/17/1998 15:46:15
Are you using the versions from pkgsrc?
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On Mon, 17 Aug 1998, Alan Perry wrote:
> I am helping a friend set-up NetBSD 1.3.2 on alpha. He encountered
> some problems. Not sure if they are alpha-specific or not.
> a. Couldn't link lynx. The failure occurred because it couldn't
> find some curses symbols (scrollok, clearok and others). It
> appeared that some symbols were just missing from the shared
> library version of libcurses because when I did static linking
> it worked just fine.
> b. top doesn't work. To quote my friend ...
> > From what I can figure out, it used to work with NetBSD 1.2,
> > but the memory structures changed in 1.3, and it hasn't been
> > fixed.
> I do not use top, so I really can't comment.
> Thanks for any help you can provide.