Subject: Re: packages using ncurses
To: None <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/21/2003 00:26:22
On Thu, 20 Feb 2003, Johnny C. Lam wrote:
> to create some sort of pkgsrc/mk/ file that basically
> looks like:
> 	.if !exists(/usr/include/curses.h)
> 	.  include "../../devel/ncurses/"
> 	.endif
> and then include this file at the bottom of every package that requires
> curses in some way, then you can do that.  This new file would do what
> you want, which is to ensure that _some_ curses implementation is present,
> though not necessarily ncurses.  It seems like you've made a start on
> listing such curses-using packages, so please feel free to send-pr as a
> change-request.

Okay, I send-pr'd this idea: pkg/20453.

I originally listed bash2, but I see that under NetBSD it is not built
with curses -- it uses libtermcap instead.

Thank you, Johnny.

   Jeremy C. Reed