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bug#5735: New curses/termcap requirement for linking Emacs, but configur
bug#5735: New curses/termcap requirement for linking Emacs, but configure check missing.
Thu, 18 Mar 2010 05:24:11 -0400
> Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2010 08:44:02 +0100
> From: Jan Djärv <address@hidden>
> Since a couple of days ago may be a week), Emacs requires libncurses
> development files (or similar termcap/terminfo) to link. It didn't need that
> about a week ago.
I guess that's because of this change:
99649: Eli Zaretskii 2010-03-12 Don't use termcap.c on Posix platforms
I'm sorry for the breakage this caused. In my defense I can only say
that it "worked for me" on GNU/Linux. At the time this issue was
discussed, I published the list of changes needed to stop using
termcap.c on Posix platforms, based on what's been said during the
No one said anything else should be done.
Feel free to add the missing pieces to the configury to fix this.