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Re: configure --enable-widec does not build libncursesw.so

From: Sven Joachim
Subject: Re: configure --enable-widec does not build libncursesw.so
Date: Tue, 04 Apr 2017 20:55:02 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.2 (gnu/linux)

On 2017-04-04 18:25 +0000, Stewart, Adam James wrote:

> I'm trying to build a program (htop) that requires the libncursesw.so
> library. My understanding is that by default, ncurses builds
> libncurses.so.

Actually it doesn't.

> If you pass the "--enable-widec" flag to configure, it
> instead builds libncursesw.so. However, when I build ncurses with this
> flag, I still don't get the libncursesw.so libraries. What am I doing
> wrong?

You also have to pass --with-shared, otherwise all you get are static
libraries (libncursesw.a etc).  Whether this is a good default these
days is debatable, but that's how it is.


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