Re: Shared libraries on HP-UX

From: T.E.Dickey <>
Date: Wed, 30 Apr 1997 05:53:47 -0400 (EDT)

> Date: Tue, 29 Apr 1997 14:14:07 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Jason Evans <>
> [...]
> have the terminfo database in place before they work anyway. However, I
> expect this would a major headache to do just for HP-UX, and it breaks the
> traditional "make ; make install" routine. Are there other OSes that have
> the same problem? FreeBSD perhaps?
> I noticed this problem on SunOS 4.1.3 while installing ncurses-1.9.9g.
actually, it'll work on SunOS/Solaris/IRIX by setting the $TERMINFO
variable to point to the vendor's files as well (they're binary-compatible,
though some minor differences apply).

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Thomas E. Dickey
Received on Wed Apr 30 1997 - 06:16:32 EDT

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