Subject: Re: Ubuntu bootstrap Failing
To: None <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/09/2005 07:46:40
On Wed, Nov 09, 2005 at 12:57:21PM +1100, grant beattie wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 08, 2005 at 05:39:47PM -0800, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> > tgetent is provided by curses. pkgsrc can provide curses, but we don't 
> > have that available via bootstrap.
> > 
> > Please see pkgsrc/bootstrap/README.Linux.
> > 
> > Please install the appropriate "developer" library for libncurses for 
> > Ubuntu.
> this has been the cause of some pain, maybe bootstrap should build tnftp
> without curses support. users could of course still build and install
> the full-featured net/tnftp after bootstrapping, if they wish.

Well, I don't mind if it can be disabled optionally for platforms
without a working curses, but given that it worked fine so far, I
wouldn't like to see the default changed.