Subject: Re: packages using ncurses
To: Jeremy C. Reed <email@example.com>
From: Johnny C. Lam <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/19/2003 18:16:18
On Wed, Feb 19, 2003 at 01:48:01PM -0800, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> I did a quick look of some uses of libncurses and I see some packages
> don't use the devel/ncurses/buildlink2.mk but probably should:
> games/defendguin (I packaged that!)
> I am sure there are others that use ncurses (or need some curses) but
> don't use that devel/ncurses/buildlink2.mk.
These packages don't require ncurses to build, only that a system curses
library is available. Unless ncurses functionality is required, they
shouldn't need to use ncurses/buildlink2.mk.
-- Johnny Lam <email@example.com>