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Last change on this file since fb386e0 was fb386e0, checked in by Thomas Trepl <thomas@…>, 18 months ago

Rename package entities to be independent of chapter numbering

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6]>
7
8<sect1 id="ch-tools-ncurses" role="wrap">
9 <?dbhtml filename="ncurses.html"?>
10
11 <sect1info condition="script">
12 <productname>ncurses</productname>
13 <productnumber>&ncurses-version;</productnumber>
14 <address>&ncurses-url;</address>
15 </sect1info>
16
17 <title>Ncurses-&ncurses-version;</title>
18
19 <indexterm zone="ch-tools-ncurses">
20 <primary sortas="a-Ncurses">Ncurses</primary>
21 <secondary>tools</secondary>
22 </indexterm>
23
24 <sect2 role="package">
25 <title/>
26
27 <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XInclude"
28 href="../chapter08/ncurses.xml"
29 xpointer="xpointer(/sect1/sect2[1]/para[1])"/>
30
31 <segmentedlist>
32 <segtitle>&buildtime;</segtitle>
33 <segtitle>&diskspace;</segtitle>
34
35 <seglistitem>
36 <seg>&ncurses-tmp-sbu;</seg>
37 <seg>&ncurses-tmp-du;</seg>
38 </seglistitem>
39 </segmentedlist>
40
41 </sect2>
42
43 <sect2 role="installation">
44 <title>Installation of Ncurses</title>
45
46 <para>First, ensure that <command>gawk</command> is found first during configuration:</para>
47
48<screen><userinput remap="pre">sed -i s/mawk// configure</userinput></screen>
49
50 <para>Then, run the following commands to build the <quote>tic</quote>
51 program on the build host:</para>
52
53<screen><userinput remap="pre">mkdir build
54pushd build
55 ../configure
56 make -C include
57 make -C progs tic
58popd</userinput></screen>
59
60 <para>Prepare Ncurses for compilation:</para>
61
62<screen><userinput remap="configure">./configure --prefix=/usr \
63 --host=$LFS_TGT \
64 --build=$(./config.guess) \
65 --mandir=/usr/share/man \
66 --with-shared \
67 --without-debug \
68 --without-ada \
69 --without-normal \
70 --enable-widec \
71 --enable-pc-files</userinput></screen>
72
73 <variablelist>
74 <title>The meaning of the new configure options:</title>
75
76 <varlistentry>
77 <term><parameter>--without-ada</parameter></term>
78 <listitem>
79 <para>This ensures that Ncurses does not build support for the Ada
80 compiler which may be present on the host but will not be available
81 once we enter the <command>chroot</command> environment.</para>
82 </listitem>
83 </varlistentry>
84
85 <varlistentry>
86 <term><parameter>--enable-widec</parameter></term>
87 <listitem>
88 <para>This switch causes wide-character libraries (e.g., <filename
89 class="libraryfile">libncursesw.so.&ncurses-version;</filename>)
90 to be built instead of normal ones (e.g., <filename
91 class="libraryfile">libncurses.so.&ncurses-version;</filename>).
92 These wide-character libraries are usable in both multibyte and
93 traditional 8-bit locales, while normal libraries work properly
94 only in 8-bit locales. Wide-character and normal libraries are
95 source-compatible, but not binary-compatible.</para>
96 </listitem>
97 </varlistentry>
98
99 <varlistentry>
100 <term><parameter>--enable-pc-files</parameter></term>
101 <listitem>
102 <para>This switch generates and installs .pc files for pkg-config.
103 </para>
104 </listitem>
105 </varlistentry>
106
107 <varlistentry>
108 <term><parameter>--without-normal</parameter></term>
109 <listitem>
110 <para>This switch disables building and installing most static libraries.
111 </para>
112 </listitem>
113 </varlistentry>
114 <!--
115 <varlistentry>
116 <term><parameter>- -disable-db-install</parameter></term>
117 <listitem>
118 <para>This switch disables building the terminfo database: it is not
119 needed at this stage, and if <command>tic</command> is too old,
120 it cannot compile recent databases.</para>
121 </listitem>
122 </varlistentry>
123 -->
124 </variablelist>
125
126 <para>Compile the package:</para>
127
128<screen><userinput remap="make">make</userinput></screen>
129
130 <para>Install the package:</para>
131<!-- TODO: check and document -->
132<screen><userinput remap="install">make DESTDIR=$LFS TIC_PATH=$(pwd)/build/progs/tic install
133ln -s libncursesw.so $LFS/usr/lib/libncurses.so</userinput></screen>
134
135 <para>Move the shared libraries to the
136 <filename class="directory">/lib</filename> directory, where they are
137 expected to reside:</para>
138
139<screen><userinput remap="install">mv -v $LFS/usr/lib/libncursesw.so.6* $LFS/lib</userinput></screen>
140
141 <para>Because the libraries have been moved, one symlink points to
142 a non-existent file. Recreate it:</para>
143
144<screen><userinput remap="install">ln -sfv ../../lib/$(readlink $LFS/usr/lib/libncursesw.so) $LFS/usr/lib/libncursesw.so</userinput></screen>
145
146
147 </sect2>
148
149 <sect2 role="content">
150 <title/>
151
152 <para>Details on this package are located in
153 <xref linkend="contents-ncurses" role="."/></para>
154
155 </sect2>
156
157</sect1>
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