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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) <email@example.com>
Developer, Gentoo Linux (Sparc)
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