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Re: [Lynx-dev] Unicode display problem

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] Unicode display problem
Date: Mon, 28 Jun 2004 21:10:44 -0400 (EDT)

On Mon, 28 Jun 2004 address@hidden wrote:

> 040628 Thomas Dickey wrote:
> > If you don't have a  /usr/lib/
> >                                         ^
> > then lynx can only use the 8-bit characters for UTF-8.
> > If Gentoo doesn't have that,
> no, it doesn't.
> > it's ok to compile ncurses and install that, e.g.,
> >     configure --enable-widec --with-shared --disable-overwrite
> >     make
> >     make install.libs
> before i do this, (1) can i install my non-Gentoo Ncurses in  /usr/local ?

yes (though it's not necessary: the --disable-overwrite option tells
the configure script to put the ncursesw's header files in a

> (2) if so, do i have to do anything special to have the  .so  file found ?

not on Linux (gcc looks in /usr/local/lib).

> (3) if not, can i simply copy the  1  file above to  /usr/lib ?

you'll need the header files also (which are installed in the
"make install.libs" step).  I did assume you'd want shared libraries.

> (4) then do i have to do anything special to get it found ?

        configure --with-screen=ncursesw

That's all that would be needed until they add their own package (then
you'd have to decide whether to keep both flavors or relink to use

> Gentoo is excellent, but i'm reluctant to interfere w its lib system.
> anything i compile myself (eg Lynx) goes in  /usr/local .

I install my development version of ncursesw in /usr/local/lib, and
my development version of ncurses in /usr/local/ncurses/lib.  (Both
are static libraries, to make it possible to avoid conflicts with Debian's
shared libraries).

Thomas E. Dickey

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