Re: [PATCH] Use config scripts to detect ncurses libs for, menuconfig/nconfigdialogs

From: justin
Date: Tue Feb 26 2013 - 02:07:29 EST

On 25/02/13 21:53, Yann E. MORIN wrote:
> Justin, All,
> On Monday 25 February 2013 Justin wrote:
>> On 25.02.2013 19:30, Yann E. MORIN wrote:
>>> On Sunday 24 February 2013 Justin wrote:
>>>> when ncurses is build with --with-termlib several symbols are moved to a
>>>> seperate terminfo library ( Current Kernel buildsystem
>>>> results in a build error with menuconfig and nconfig dialogs.
>>> Do you know of a distribution where this is the case, so I can test?
>> This is using Gentoo Linux testing with But I assume you will
>> get the same result using any distro with gold.
> No, I meant a distro where ncurses is built with --with-termlib.
> On my Debian stable (squeeze), libtinfo does not exist at all,
> so I can not test linking against it:
> $ apt-file search libtinfo
> (zilch)
> But I'll see at installing a Gentoo (if that's not too complex) in a
> VM to do the checks (can you confirm that Gentoo by default configures
> ncurses with --with-termlib ?).
> Regards,
> Yann E. MORIN.

I can be build optionally (mostly for binary package compatibility
reasons) with --with-termlib. I will send a step-by-step instruction how
to test this with our live cd later today.


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