request modification to

Stu Tomlinson stu at
Tue Feb 26 15:30:58 EST 2008

On Tue, 2008-02-26 at 12:07 -0800, Bill Fassler wrote:
> Even with the newest pidgin release I continue have to manually modify
> your file in order to ensure that -lpanel preceeds
> -lncurses during linking.  You folks helped me identify this issue the
> first time I encountered it so I am wondering if this change affects
> the mainstream users?  If not would you considering making this change
> in future releases?
>     AC_CHECK_LIB(panelw, update_panels, [GNT_LIBS="$GNT_LIBS
> -lpanelw"], [enable_consoleui=no], [-lncursesw])
>     AC_CHECK_LIB(ncursesw, initscr, [GNT_LIBS="$GNT_LIBS -lncursesw"],
> [enable_consoleui=no])
> and
>                 AC_CHECK_LIB(panel, update_panels,
> [GNT_LIBS="$GNT_LIBS -lpanel"], [enable_consoleui=no], [-lncurses])
>         AC_CHECK_LIB(ncurses, initscr, [GNT_LIBS="$GNT_LIBS
> -lncurses"], [enable_consoleui=no])

Is it just the order of the checks you need changing? or do you just
need the 4th argument to AC_CHECK_LIB for panel{,w}? It would be easier
to see exactly what you want changing if you can supply a patch.



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