Subject: Re: Problem with misc/dialog
To: Thomas Klausner <>
From: Ruibiao Qiu <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/10/2000 08:57:59
On Fri, 10 Nov 2000, Thomas Klausner wrote:

>Mutt made me believe that Ruibiao Qiu wrote:
>> I think this are some problem with misc/dialog package.  I enabled
>> "MAKE_ENV+=HAVE_TRYUE_NCURSES=true", but it does not show up in
>> the work/dialog*/Makefile.  I have to add HAVE_TRUE_NCURSES=true
>> in there to get rid of the errors.  Can someone fix this?
>I'm a bit confused -- I just tested compilation on 1.4.2/i386 and
>1.5H/i386 -- both cases as far as the USE_CURSES stuff is concerned.
>On what platform and release are you having this problem?
>Btw, it won't ever show up in work*/dialog*/Makefile, because it's set
>in the Make-Environment; so just doing `cd work*/dialog*; (g)make'
>surely will fail. Just do `make' in misc/dialog, and it should be

Btw, 'USE_CURSES' does show up in work*/dialog*/Makefile.
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   Ruibiao Qiu            
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   Applied Research Laboratory
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