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Bug 837812

Summary: [TRACKER] Packages linking -lcurses (need sys-libs/ncurses compatibility symlink)
Product: Quality Assurance Reporter: Michał Górny <mgorny>
Component: TrackersAssignee: Gentoo Quality Assurance Team <qa>
Status: CONFIRMED ---    
Severity: normal CC: base-system, gentoo, sam
Priority: Normal    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
See Also:
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---
Bug Depends on: 837263, 851957, 837611, 837617, 837800, 838034, 838325    
Bug Blocks:    

Description Michał Górny archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2022-04-11 08:48:20 UTC
sys-libs/ncurses-6.3_p20211106-r1 removes the legacy symlink.  This tracker is for packages broken by that.
Comment 1 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2022-11-06 03:17:55 UTC
The bug has been referenced in the following commit(s):

commit 97a9edf5d452ed49fae828f0ebfd1accf8469c0e
Author:     Mike Gilbert <>
AuthorDate: 2022-11-06 03:16:02 +0000
Commit:     Mike Gilbert <>
CommitDate: 2022-11-06 03:16:53 +0000

    sys-libs/ncurses: restore keywords for libcurses-less version
    This has been unkeyworded for months with only a few minor packages
    Signed-off-by: Mike Gilbert <>

 sys-libs/ncurses/ncurses-6.3_p20220924-r10.ebuild | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)