bugGNU Screen - Bugs: bug #27916, test for tgetent emulation broken...


bug #27916: test for tgetent emulation broken during configure on hpux 11.2x

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Mon 02 Nov 2009 07:09:57 PM UTC  
Category: Build/InstallSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalStatus: None
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
Open/Closed: OpenRelease: 4.0.3
Fixed Release: NonePlanned Release: None
Work Required: None

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Tue 16 Feb 2010 08:30:15 PM UTC, comment #1:

If you make this change in configure.in, and start over (i.e. from ./autogen.sh), does that work?

Sadrul Habib Chowdhury <sadrul>
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Mon 02 Nov 2009 07:09:57 PM UTC, original submission:

"./configure" terminates with the following output:
configure: checking for tgetent...
configure: checking libcurses...
configure: checking libtermcap...
configure: checking libtermlib...
configure: checking libncurses...
configure: error: !!! no tgetent - no screen

This function does exist and the 1st test using libcurses should succeed. I don't know enough about autoconf to provide a patch but I do know that gcc is not being passed the LIBS option correctly. Specifically the -lcurses arg is not getting to gcc resulting in a link failure.

The following work-around got me past this issue:

env LIBS=-lcurses ./configure



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