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Re: ncurses/

On Thu, Nov 22, 2018 at 07:07:30AM +0000, wrote:
> Currently, this file has this bit:
> # XXX
> # XXX By default, assume that the native curses on NetBSD systems is
> # XXX good enough to replace ncurses.  In reality, no version of NetBSD
> # XXX has a curses library that can completely replace ncurses; however,
> # XXX some versions implement enough of ncurses that some packages are
> # XXX happy.
> # XXX
> .    if ${OPSYS} == "NetBSD"
> USE_BUILTIN.ncurses=    yes
> H_NCURSES=              /usr/include/curses.h
> .    endif
> I think there are enough ways to specify it doesn't matter which curses
> library is used. having ncurses/ possibly mean netbsd curses
> is confusing. can we revert that and change any package that doesn't
> care about curses library?

No. You are missing the point: curses on Solaris variants is most
certainly nowhere compatible enough.


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