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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}'.

No, unfortunately it doesn't.  I ran 'autoreconf -i' first.

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