Subject: is it okay to use ncurses buildlink for gtexinfo?
To: None <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/23/2004 13:16:01
Please look at PR 22746.

devel/gtexinfo needs a curses to build.

I mentioned in my follow-up to the PR that we shouldn't force ncurses
because some use gtexinfo with their native libtermcap (such as NetBSD's
native /usr/bin/info).

But now I see that the package provided gtexinfo's info as installed on
NetBSD is linked against native /usr/lib/

And the configure for gtexinfo looks for curses before termlib or termcap.

patch-aj and patch-ak makes the configure look for ncurses last. I don't
know if this is related. (I blind-carbon copied the two developers who did
that for their comments.)

Is it okay to use ncurses buildlink for gtexinfo?

 Jeremy C. Reed

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