Ticket #1390 (new bug)

Opened 7 years ago

Last modified 6 years ago

Configure doesn't check for a 'curses' lib in the readline test

Reported by: carlin Owned by:
Priority: normal Milestone:
Component: configure Version: 1.9.0
Severity: medium Keywords:
Cc: Language:
Patch status: Platform: solaris


Parrot doesn't build with readline support on OpenSolaris because readline needs tgetnum et al. from Solaris' "curses" lib. The configure script tries to fall back to "ncurses" which still fails on OSOL.


check-for-curses-lib.patch Download (1.3 KB) - added by carlin 7 years ago.

Change History

Changed 7 years ago by carlin

Changed 6 years ago by jkeenan

  • platform set to solaris
  • component changed from none to configure
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