Subject: Re: packages using ncurses
To: Jeremy C. Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Julio Merino <email@example.com>
Date: 02/20/2003 14:42:23
On Wed, 19 Feb 2003 18:29:43 -0800 (PST)
"Jeremy C. Reed" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 19 Feb 2003, Johnny C. Lam wrote:
> > 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.
> Okay. They do need some type of curses.
> In my case, they were built against curses or ncurses.
> Maybe we could have another buildlink2.mk like
> ncurses/curses-buildlink2.mk. And if no curses.h, then use
> Any comments? Advice?
AFAIK, ncurses/buildlink2.mk uses the system curses library to link packages.
It will only use ncurses if USE_NCURSES is set to yes. As I see from the bl2
file, it doesn't check if a system curses library is available... so maybe
this should be added?
Julio M. Merino Vidal <email@example.com>
The NetBSD Project - http://www.NetBSD.org/