Subject: Re: packages using ncurses
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <email@example.com>
Date: 02/21/2003 00:26:22
On Thu, 20 Feb 2003, Johnny C. Lam wrote:
> to create some sort of pkgsrc/mk/curses.buildlink2.mk file that basically
> looks like:
> .if !exists(/usr/include/curses.h)
> USE_NCURSES= yes
> . include "../../devel/ncurses/buildlink2.mk"
> 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
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