ncurses and ncursesw

Blair Zajac blair at
Thu Jun 30 15:40:49 PDT 2011

On 6/30/11 3:37 PM, Joshua Root wrote:
> On 2011-7-1 05:12 , Blair Zajac wrote:
>> ncurses depends upon ncursesw but the later is an empty port.  Can we just remove that dependency now?
> This question is equivalent to "Has everyone who had the non-stub
> version installed upgraded?" To which the only answer I can give is
> "probably not". :-)
> It's only been 4 months; let's give it a bit longer. It's not like a
> stub port consumes a lot of resources.

No it doesn't.  The only reason I noticed is that they have different versions, 
which looked to be a problem if we're mixing versions, but then I discovered 
that ncursesw is a stub.


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