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Re: acs_map symbol

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: acs_map symbol
Date: Wed, 29 Apr 2015 05:29:16 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Wed, Apr 29, 2015 at 03:52:39AM +0000, address@hidden wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 28, 2015 at 09:15:50PM -0400, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> > 20111008
> >     + modify misc/gen-pkgconfig.in to use Requires.private for the parts
> >       of ncurses rather than Requires, as well as Libs.private for the
> >       other library dependencies (prompted by Debian #644728).
> > 
> > I'd likely overlooked this because (to avoid interfering with Debian's
> > packages) have generally put my test-libraries in /usr/local, and used
> > rpath to help that.  However I might have stumbled over it "soon" since
> > I'm in the process of reworking the test-package to put it in /usr (and
> > not need rpath...).
> Do you plan to move acs_map to libncurses? It's currently in libtinfo and
> ncurses.h header.

It's in libtinfo because that's where the low-level initialization is done,
and it's a member (or dependency) of the SCREEN structure.
> Do you plan to fix it? (Use Requires instead of Requires.private in pkg-config
> file)

I'd like to fix it, yes.
> You would switch back to Requires.private if ever all symbols from ncurses.h
> header are in libncurses.
> > I'm puzzled why you've run into this problem at this point in time (unless
> > it's some issue with the way my reworking is progressing...)
> Google will tell you this bug has existed for years. My guess: it's a quick
> fix, then nobody bothered to report it. On the mailing list archive, I'm not
> the first one, I would be the second one.

thanks for the reminder :-)

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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