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Re: Some symbols missed in llib-ltinfo and llib-ltinfot for 6.1?

From: Dr. Werner Fink
Subject: Re: Some symbols missed in llib-ltinfo and llib-ltinfot for 6.1?
Date: Fri, 2 Mar 2018 22:50:44 +0100
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On Fri, Mar 02, 2018 at 03:24:12PM -0500, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 02, 2018 at 09:13:14PM +0100, Sven Joachim wrote:
> > Am 02.03.2018 um 10:58 schrieb Dr. Werner Fink:
> > 
> > Basically that's what I did in Debian where we used to package libtinfo
> > from the non-wide build too.
> > 
> > > But how to avoid a recompile of the full distribution and third party
> > > programs? Only an auxiliary filter shared lib AFAIK or similar could be
> > > helpfull to fulfill the existing libtinfow dependencies.
> > 
> > Doesn't a simple symlink from libtinfo.so.6 to libtinfow.so.6 do the
> > trick?
> I believe it should work, since I used the same symbols in both 
> configurations.
> The wide-character version simply has a few more symbols.
> The same is true for libtinfot versus libtinfotw, but there's no way to
> make all four configurations work with a single library...

I'm using a simply patch to re-enable the check for pthread_self() in
ncurses/tinfo/lib_setup.c for libtinfo(t) and libtinfo(t)w

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