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Re: lynx-dev lynx2.8.4dev.19

From: Thomas E. Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev lynx2.8.4dev.19
Date: Thu, 1 Mar 2001 18:33:14 -0500 (EST)

On Fri, 2 Mar 2001, Atsuhito Kohda wrote:

> From: Thomas Dickey <address@hidden>
> Subject: lynx-dev lynx2.8.4dev.19
> Date: Mon, 26 Feb 2001 21:53:43 -0500
> > 2001-02-26 (2.8.4dev.19)
> I packaged lynx-cur of the above version recently to Debian
> and I got a bug report yesterday.  If i understand correctly
> the reporter said as follows:
>     lynx-cur was configured with '--with-screen=slang' but
>     if the system didn't have curses library then configure
>     failed like
>     checking for tgoto in -ltermcap... no
>     configure: error: Can't find -ltermlib, -lcurses, or -ltermcap
>     make: *** [build-stamp] Error 1
> I am not sure but if one configures with '--with-screen=slang'
> then the checks for -ltermlib, -lcurses, or -ltermcap is
> unnecessary???

iirc, the issue is that older versions of slang did not read terminfo
but used lower-level libraries.  (I'll change the macro to not exit
with an error for this case).

T.E.Dickey <address@hidden>

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