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Bug 457564 - app-editors/vim-core-7.3.762 fails with ncurses[tinfo]
Summary: app-editors/vim-core-7.3.762 fails with ncurses[tinfo]
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Vim Maintainers
: 459554 466800 (view as bug list)
Depends on:
Blocks: tinfo
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Reported: 2013-02-14 16:58 UTC by Travis Hansen
Modified: 2013-05-08 08:39 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---

patch vim.eclass to not overconstrain vim's configure script (vim.eclass.diff,466 bytes, patch)
2013-05-04 04:17 UTC, Ben Longbons
Details | Diff

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Description Travis Hansen 2013-02-14 16:58:01 UTC
checking for linking with curses library... OK
checking for tgetent()... configure: error: NOT FOUND!
      You need to install a terminal library; for example ncurses.
      Or specify the name of the library with --with-tlib.
 * ERROR: app-editors/vim-core-7.3.762 failed (configure phase):
 *   econf failed

Reproducible: Always
Comment 1 Tom Wijsman (TomWij) (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2013-02-14 18:18:53 UTC
Maintainers, see blocked bug #457530 for fix.
Comment 2 Ben Longbons 2013-05-04 04:17:27 UTC
Created attachment 347316 [details, diff]
patch vim.eclass to not overconstrain vim's configure script

This works for me.

If you look in vim's configure script, it tries tinfo first, followed by ncurses, then other things, so I don't see why this wouldn't work for everyone.

Note that the comment that is removed in my patch appears to be outdated - the current context looks nothing like what the patch in bug 93970 does.
Comment 3 Rafał Mużyło 2013-05-04 16:28:53 UTC
*** Bug 466800 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 4 Tim Harder gentoo-dev 2013-05-08 08:20:24 UTC
Fixed in CVS.
Comment 5 Tim Harder gentoo-dev 2013-05-08 08:39:24 UTC
*** Bug 459554 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***