Subject: Re: ncurses on broken on Solaris (Re: pkg/20881)
To: None <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/31/2003 23:56:18
On Mon, Mar 31, 2003 at 03:04:38AM +0200, Klaus Heinz wrote:
> Hi,
> ncurses-5.3 is broken on Solaris because the Makefile deletes the
> entries 'screen' and 'screen-w' from the terminfo database.
> Unfortunately other entries refer to 'screen' with a 'use=screen' field.

Ha, I commited a fix for this a few hours ago.

> How should we resolve this conflict? Either we remove all references to
> 'screen' from the ncurses terminfo.src file (bad, you might need a
> definition for 'screen' without having an installed screen package) or
> we could provide the latest definitions from the screen package in the
> 'files' directory of ncurses-5.3 and append them at build time.

Do you know why the screen entry was removed ?

Manuel Bouyer <>
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