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Re: pinfo configure problem

On May 13 06:55, Andrew Schulman wrote:
> I'm trying to build pinfo 0.6.10 in 64-bit.  The configure script halts,
> claiming "curses is not usable".  The command that fails is:
>   gcc -o conftest.exe -g -O2 -I/usr/include -L/usr/lib -lncursesw
> conftest.c 
> and this fails because the order of the arguments is wrong.  The command
> should be
>   gcc -o conftest.exe -g -O2 -I/usr/include conftest.c -L/usr/lib
> -lncursesw 
> and that succeeds.  So my question is really an autoconf question:  How
> can I tell autoconf to fix the order of the compiler arguments?
> My autoconf knowledge is pretty thin I'm afraid.  I can provide the
> script if that would be helpful.  The source is old - I
> think the last real update was in 2007, with a small update posted in
> 2010.

Doesn't calling `autoreconf' fix this problem?  If so, if you use
cygport, the default build strategy contains the autoreconf step.
If you defin your own build function, call cygautoreconf as first
step after `cd ${B}'.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
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