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Re: Warning: "/usr/include/ncursesw" is unsafe for cross-compilation

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: Warning: "/usr/include/ncursesw" is unsafe for cross-compilation
Date: Sun, 14 Sep 2014 14:12:47 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Sun, Sep 14, 2014 at 05:18:07PM +0200, Joakim Tjernlund wrote:
> Gentoo does not use --disable-overwrite, it simply builds both
> narrowc ncurses and widec ncurses and chooses to install widec headers
> in /usr/include/ncursesw

sure: Gentoo is free (in the sense that there's little that I can do about
it) to modify ncurses, and pass bug reports to me.  About all that I can do
is to advise where the problem lies, and thereafter ignore people who refuse
to fix the actual problem.

Here's a similar report, with essentially the same cause (a packager deciding
to be creative in their packaging of ncurses):


Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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