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Re: test for curses before bootstrap
On Mon, 7 Jan 2008, Adam Hoka wrote:
> Wouldn't it be a good idea to include a check for curses headers during
> bootstrap? I know its RTFM, but it may be non-trivial to track down why
> the bootstrap stoped.
> Something like this:
> echo_msg "Looking for curses header files"
> if [ ! -f /usr/include/curses.h ] || [ ! -f /usr/include/ncurses.h ]; then
> die "You need curses header files to bootsrap pkgsrc (see
Most Linux distros seem to have a default lack of a development headers,
so this sounds like a very good idea.
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