Subject: real name of curses library used
To: None <>
From: Dieter Baron <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/22/2005 13:51:44

in a package I'm writing, I need to know the real name of the curses
library used.  Is there a variable that gets set
to the real library name?

The linker arguments get embedded into a makefile fragment that is
installed.  While -lncurses always works with buildlink (and thus when
it is used in dependent packages), this breaks when used outside