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Re: ncurses/

On Nov 22,  7:07am, 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?

     This type of stanza is in a number of files
(i.e. look at databases/openldap-client/  It is
completely normal for to make the decision whether
to use the builtin version of something or to use the pkgsrc version.

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