Re: ncurses portability

From: Paul Jackson <>
Date: Thu, 30 Jan 1997 13:01:19 -0800

|> ncurses on an SGI IRIX 6.2 system ... Error opening terminal: vt100.

... or you can reconfigure with: "configure --datadir=/usr/lib"
if you don't plan to "make"

I just finished compiling ncurses 4.0 on IRIX 6.2, with patches
ncurses-4.0-970104 through ncurses-4.0-970125 applied. It is
working, with this change to find terminfo, and one other strange
change: the files dft_fgbg.3x and lib_dft_fgbg.c ended up, after
patching, in the directory that I had the patch in, rather than
under the man and ncurses subdirectories, respectively, where they

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Received on Thu Jan 30 1997 - 16:06:10 EST

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