Re: [dev] noice and NetBSD curses

From: Cág <>
Date: Tue, 07 Aug 2018 13:34:03 -0500

Silvan Jegen wrote:

> I thought that maybe one of the programs is linked against the
> non-"...w" variant of the curses library (i. e. "libncurses" instead
> of "libncursesw") but it turns out that NetBSD's curses library does
> not have this separation at all. Interesting stuff.

Some programs, like already mentioned vifm, have ugly installers that
look specifically for ncurses and ncursesw, and pkgsrc has wrappers
USE_CURSES and FAKE_NCURSES for them to use the system's curses. So,
yeah, you don't need additional switches for wide characters.

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