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Re: widec build error on old Linux libc5

From: Alain Guibert
Subject: Re: widec build error on old Linux libc5
Date: Tue, 5 Aug 2003 17:16:33 +0200 (CEST)
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 On Sunday, August 3, 2003 at 9:22:03 AM -0400, Thomas E. Dickey wrote:

> On Fri, 1 Aug 2003, Alain Guibert wrote:
>> On my old Linux box (Intel Debian bo: kernel 2.0.39, gcc,
>> libc 5.4.33, no gettext) during --enable-widec build of ncurses-5.3
>> with 20030719 cumulative patch, make fails:
> I don't believe you can make this work. I spent some time last year
> looking at it with my Slackware 3.6 (also libc5), and installed
> libiconv and libutf8 - but found that the system headers declared some
> things such as wchar_t incompatibly. (wcwidth would be provided by
> libutf8, but the conflicting definition of wchar_t meant that what I
> built wouldn't work consistently).

OK, thanks for your reply. Note I have libiconv 1.9.1 but no libutf8. I
tried to build libutf8 0.8 but it failed on a fatal signal 11.


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