[Buildroot] [RFC PATCH] util-linux: fix build with ncurses

Peter Korsgaard peter at korsgaard.com
Fri Dec 23 09:22:00 UTC 2016

>>>>> "Rahul" == Rahul Bedarkar <rahul.bedarkar at imgtec.com> writes:

 > util-linux version 2.29 changed ncurses handling a lot. pkg-config
 > support to detect ncurses is removed from configure.ac and
 > ncurses-config is used to detect it. But it even didn't allow to
 > change config file for cross compilation. However, it is fixed in
 > upstream later and pkg-config support is added back.

 > This commit adds two patches from upstream that adds pkg-config support
 > and allows specifying ncurses-config file as well. However preference is
 > first given to pkg-config and later nucrses-config file. It also first checks
 > for version 6 and later 5.

 > Config option that changed are, ncursesw is enabled by default and ncurses
 > is disabled by default. So we need to explicilty specify with/without wide
 > char support now. This new version also allows disabling widechar support.
 > But it can't be enabled if ncurses without widechar support is enabled.

 > While building ncurses package, we explicitly enable pkg-config support,
 > so we don't need to specify ncurses-config file, but it is specified for
 > completeness.

 > Fixes:
 >   http://autobuild.buildroot.net/results/4a2/4a25fb0d4546391d5dbbaa6cde17c45aeddb3549

 > Signed-off-by: Rahul Bedarkar <rahul.bedarkar at imgtec.com>
 > Cc: Carlos Santos <casantos at datacom.ind.br>

Committed, thanks!

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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