ncurses upgrade on OS X 10.7.5 fails

Tim Johnson tim at
Thu Aug 20 12:40:13 PDT 2015

* Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at> [150820 11:28]:
  Thanks for the quick reply.

> On Thu, Aug 20, 2015 at 3:08 PM, Tim Johnson <tim at> wrote:
> > However, it seems that fixing ncurses 6.0_0 should
> > be the object.
> >
> Only if you define fixing it as turning it back into ncurses 5.x.
> Most of the current build issues are from buggy packages that know that
> ncurses 5.x is the only version that can ever exist, and therefore can't
> see ncurses 6. The correct fix is to fix *those packages*, not to agree
> with them that ncurses 5.x is the only legitimate version.

  I can wait for fixes.
  Rolling back ncurses works for me, for now.


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