Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of Ticket #12725


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03/22/12 10:22:34 (10 years ago)
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jdemeyer
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  • Ticket #12725 – Description

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    11The install scripts for PARI and Python automatically link with `-lncurses` if `/usr/lib/libncurses.so` '''exists''', even though the mere existence of that file doesn't guarantee that it actually can be linked.  This can happen in particular when "cross-compiling" a 32-bit Sage on a 64-bit operating system.
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    3 The build of the readline interface of PARI and Python might therefore fail for no good reason.  A solution is to copy Sage's `libtermcap.a` to `libncurses.a`, such that `-lncurses` will always succeed.
     3The build of the readline interface of PARI and Python might therefore fail for no good reason.  A solution is to symlink Sage's `libtermcap.a` to `libncurses.a`, such that `-lncurses` will always succeed.
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    55'''spkg''': [http://boxen.math.washington.edu/home/jdemeyer/spkg/termcap-1.3.1.p3.spkg]