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

From: Joakim Tjernlund
Subject: Re: Warning: "/usr/include/ncursesw" is unsafe for cross-compilation
Date: Sun, 14 Sep 2014 21:41:14 +0200

Thomas Dickey <address@hidden> wrote on 2014/09/14 20:12:47:
> 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 
> it) to modify ncurses, and pass bug reports to me.  About all that I can 
> is to advise where the problem lies, and thereafter ignore people who 
> to fix the actual problem.

hmm, I don't think I got your advise then?
How should Gentoo build/configure ncurses when both narrow and widec 
should be

Either way, I cannot see how overloading --includedir to be both an 
install path and
build path is both good practise and required to build ncurses.

> Here's a similar report, with essentially the same cause (a packager 
> to be creative in their packaging of ncurses):
> http://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/lynx-dev/2014-09/msg00009.html

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