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Re: [Lynx-dev] lynx 2.8.7 auto-configure blows up on UnixWare

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] lynx 2.8.7 auto-configure blows up on UnixWare
Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:59:15 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 03:52:51PM -0700, Mark Ryan wrote:
> Hi,
> Years back I installed Lynx 2.8.4 on UnixWare 2.1.2 (SVR4.2MP).
> It built and runs great.  Thought it might be time to upgrade.

( a little old :-)
> Just tried to install and build lynx 2.8.7 on the same platform
> using auto-configure.  configure blew up with the message:
>       checking if we have identified curses headers... none

config.log would contain the relevant error messages that caused the test to 
> The message is unhelpful and there doesn't seem to be anything
> related in the PROBLEMS doc file or in lynx.cfg.   Hence I am
> contacting your team.
> The curses headers files are right where they should be:
>       /usr/include/curses.h
>       /usr/include/xcurses.h
>       /usr/include/stdcurses.h
> So is the library:
>       /usr/lib/libxcurses.a
> How can I tell configure where to find these files or to ignore
> the error?

First we have to understand the error.  If it were the library that
would be simple:

        LIBS=-lxcurses ./configure

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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