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To: Zhang Weiwu <zhangweiwu@...>
From: Ferris McCormick <fmccor@g.o>
Subject: Re: gentoolkit failed?
Date: Thu, 2 Dec 2004 14:59:28 +0000 (UTC)
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On Thu, 2 Dec 2004, Zhang Weiwu wrote:

> This is the first time I compile gentookit on sparc U5. I failed with message
>
> checking for initscr in -lncursesw... no
> checking for -lncursesw in /usr/local/lib... no
> checking for -lncursesw in /usr/lib... no
> configure: error: Cannot link ncursesw library
>
> !!! ERROR: dev-util/dialog-1.0.20040731 failed.
> !!! Function econf, Line 449, Exitcode 1
> !!! econf failed
>
> I am not sure, I never see such message before. Is it a bug?
> emerge script attached to this email.
>
1. gentoolkit doesn't build anything.  You said 'gentookit' which I
    am taking as a typographical error?  Anyway, you are doing
    'emerge dialog' here, I think, which is a gentoolkit dependency
    so that all makes sense.

2. More interesting.  To get -lncursesw, you have to build
    ncurses USEing unicode:
    USE='unicode' emerge ncurses

    And dialog does look for -lncursesw IF you USE='unicode' emerge dialog

    You should be able to USE=unicode emerge ncurses
    and fix the problem.  (Or add unicode to the USE list in make.conf)


> uname -a
> Linux quixote 2.4.27-sparc-r1 #5 Wed Dec 1 22:11:43 CST 2004 sparc64 sun4u TI 
> UltraSparc IIi (Sabre) GNU/Linux
>
>

- --
Ferris McCormick (P44646, MI) <fmccor@g.o>
Developer, Gentoo Linux (Sparc)
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