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bug#21677: [Bug-guile-ncurses] Guile-NCurses test failure when built aga
bug#21677: [Bug-guile-ncurses] Guile-NCurses test failure when built against NCurses 6.0
Tue, 13 Oct 2015 17:40:01 +0000 (UTC)
> On Tuesday, October 13, 2015 10:12 AM, Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Mike Gran <address@hidden> skribis:
>>> On Tuesday, October 13, 2015 1:59 AM, Ludovic Courtès
> <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> > Hello,
>>> Guile-NCurses 1.6 has one test failure when built against NCurses 6.0:
>>> FAIL: getwin/putwin: putwin
>>> ERROR: getwin/putwin: getwin - arguments: ((srfi-34 #<condition
>>> &curses-wrong-type-arg-error [arg: #f expected-type: window]
>>> Any ideas?
>> getwin/putwin save and restore a representation of a screen to a file.
>> That file format has changed for ncurses 6. Their binding is
>> probably the least robust of the many functions in guile-ncurses.
>> I'll see what I can do with regards to a fix.
> Any suggestions on how to fix it or work around it in Guix? Or maybe we
> should just wait for whatever fix you come up with?
You could try adding ac_cv_func_fopencookie=no to the configure call.
If that works, that should be a legit fix.
Otherwise, I'll need a couple of days.
Or you could just remove the failing test curses_034_util.test from
test/Makefile.am. But that would be cheating. ;-)