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Re: Running a special Ncurses in parallel with the normal one?

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: Running a special Ncurses in parallel with the normal one?
Date: Mon, 1 Feb 2016 04:47:05 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Mon, Feb 01, 2016 at 07:35:43AM +0100, Leon Winter wrote:
> Hi,
> > So how do I go about compiling special Ncurses libraries I can use for
> > just this one app, in a way that all the other programs on my computer
> > will use the Ncurses provided by my package manager?
> either statically compile the ncurses library into your application or set
> LD_LIBRARY_PATH environment variable to the directory of your custom ncurses
> binaries. Only applications running in this environment will use your custom
> ncurses library, the remaining applications will use your "normal" one.

agreed, that is the simplest way.

I've been building test-packages for myself since it lets me see problems that
"most" users would without interfering with the way Debian/Red
Hat/OpenSUSE/etc.  provide ncurses to users...

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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