Subject: Re: [ ncurses.h]
To: None <>
From: Berndt Josef Wulf <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/14/1999 00:54:10
T.E.Dickey wrote
> > FYI 
> Probably it wasn't originally configured with C++ (e.g., the --without-cxx
> option was used in configuring the ncurses libraries).
> -- both C++ and ncurses declare 'bool' (it's standard for both).  So the
>    configure script resolves any mismatch.

Many thanks for the info. I found that "--without-cxx" was defined in
the pkgsrc Makefile for the ncurses package. After removal of this
argument and a rebuild of ncurses, all packages which had previously
failed will compile cleanly, including dialog, vim, psk31... etc.

Is there a particular reason for having this definition there? 

cheerio Berndt
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