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Bug 457556

Summary: sys-apps/texinfo-4.13-r2 fails with ncurses[tinfo]
Product: Gentoo Linux Reporter: Travis Hansen <travisghansen>
Component: Current packagesAssignee: Gentoo's Team for Core System packages <base-system>
Status: RESOLVED FIXED    
Severity: normal    
Priority: Normal    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
URL: https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/index.php?38470
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Runtime testing required: ---
Bug Depends on:    
Bug Blocks: 457530    

Description Travis Hansen 2013-02-14 16:50:49 UTC
checking for tgetent in -lncurses... no
checking for tgetent in -lcurses... no
checking for tgetent in -ltermlib... no
checking for tgetent in -ltermcap... no
checking for tgetent in -lterminfo... no
configure: WARNING: probably need a terminal library, one of: ncurses curses termlib termcap terminfo


Reproducible: Always
Comment 1 Tom Wijsman (TomWij) (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2013-02-14 18:19:20 UTC
Maintainers, see blocked bug #457530 for fix.
Comment 2 Samuli Suominen gentoo-dev 2013-03-03 14:59:12 UTC
terminfo should first be checked from tinfo, then fallback to ncurses
OR use pkg-config

trivial patch here:

http://sources.gentoo.org/viewvc.cgi/gentoo-x86/sys-apps/texinfo/files/texinfo-4.13-tinfo.patch?rev=1.1&view=markup

+  03 Mar 2013; Samuli Suominen <ssuominen@gentoo.org> texinfo-4.13-r2.ebuild,
+  +files/texinfo-4.13-tinfo.patch:
+  Check for -ltinfo before -lncurses wrt #457556 by Travis Hansen
Comment 3 Samuli Suominen gentoo-dev 2013-03-05 09:32:28 UTC
reported upstream here:

https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/index.php?38470