ncurses-5.3 symlinks

Jack Brown jbrown at
Tue Feb 11 12:54:07 PST 2003

On Tue, 11 Feb 2003 14:09:17 -0600, Jim Gifford wrote:

> When I installed, none of the symlinks were needed, the 5.3 has those in
> it's make install now.
> "Jack Brown" <jbrown at> wrote in message
> news:pan.2003. at
>> On Tue, 11 Feb 2003 08:37:13 -0600, Larry Lawrence wrote:
>> > I've done no additional research, but on my install, I did not need
>> > the first symlink, a symlink was created with the install time stamp.
>> > This was not on a clean install, but an upgrade in which I am
>> > clearing the symlinks prior to install.
>> >
>> > Larry
>> I can verify this too, I's been bugzillaed.
>> Jack Brown
I'm pretty sure it still doesn't properly deal with splitting the
symlinks between /lib and /usr/lib, if you move the ncurses libs from
/usr/lib to /lib, the links will be there but won't point to the right

Jack Brown
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