Subject: Re: packages using ncurses
To: Jeremy C. Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Julio Merino <email@example.com>
Date: 02/20/2003 21:20:41
On Thu, 20 Feb 2003 11:59:09 -0800 (PST)
"Jeremy C. Reed" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Why do you need this?? Simply include the ncurses/buildlink2.mk file directly
> > and let buildlink2 do its magic.
> That's part of the problem. Many packages using curses or ncurses don't
> even have any
> .include "../../devel/ncurses/buildlink2.mk"
So they should.
> > And here is the problem: That buildlink2.mk should be fixed to check if the
> > system provides a native curses, and iff it doesn't, then unconditionally use
> > ncurses (setting UE_NCURSES), so we get a dependancy.
> That would be good. Thanks for thinking about this, Julio.
I'm sure jlam has something to say about this. Just wait ;)
> No, they have it. (The build OS may have a valid install-info, so it
> doesn't register the DEPENDS.) I just send-pr'd a simple patch: pkg/20450.
Julio M. Merino Vidal <email@example.com>
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