Subject: Re: Bootstrapping on Debian 3.0 (PowerPC)
To: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
From: grant beattie <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/26/2005 20:25:54
On Sat, Feb 26, 2005 at 09:35:18AM +0100, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:

> > Maybe install your Debian libncurses5-dev package.
> >=20
> > At this time, we do not bootstrap ncurses. But you could try to *manual=
> > build and install pkgsrc/devel/ncurses and use it.
> I wonder if it could be possible to simply remove the dependency...
> IIRC, it's used by tnftp in command line mode, right?  If so, it'd be
> nice if that support was optional through a configure option, so that
> bootstrap could simply disable it.

and also by the progressbar, I imagine?