Subject: Re: installing devel/ncurses under Linux
To: Jan Schaumann <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/19/2003 10:45:46
On Wed, 19 Feb 2003, Jan Schaumann wrote:

> > Anyways, is anyone else using devel/ncurses under Linux?
> Could you just mention what Linux it is?  The one you have completely
> under pkgsrc control or a distribution?  If it's a distribution (ie you
> have a non-pkgsrc base system), does it happen to be Debian?  I seem to
> recall that there were some issues with Debian and curses...

It was Debian at one time. But it has glibc from my pkgsrc; it uses gcc3
from pkgsrc; gmake, automake, autoconf, nearly (hopefully) everything is
from pkgsrc. It does have some remnants of libraries/files left over from
the old Debian install.

   Jeremy C. Reed