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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3  "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4  <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5  %general-entities;
6]>
7
8<sect1 id="ch-cross-tools-ncurses" role="wrap">
9  <?dbhtml filename="ncurses.html"?>
10
11  <title>Ncurses-&ncurses-version;</title>
12
13  <indexterm zone="ch-cross-tools-ncurses">
14    <primary sortas="a-Ncurses">Ncurses</primary>
15    <secondary>cross tools</secondary>
16  </indexterm>
17
18  <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XInclude"
19  href="../../final-system/common/ncurses.xml"
20  xpointer="xpointer(//*[@role='package'])"/>
21
22  <sect2 role="installation">
23    <title>Installation of Ncurses</title>
24
25    <para os="e1">When Ncurses is compiled, it executes <command>tic</command>
26    to create a terminfo database in
27    <filename class="directory">${prefix}/share/terminfo</filename>. If
28    possible, the <filename>Makefile</filename> will use the
29    <command>tic</command> binary that was just compiled in its
30    source tree, but this does not work when Ncurses is cross-compiled. To
31    allow the Ncurses build in <xref linkend="chapter-temp-system" /> to succeed, we
32    will build and install a <command>tic</command> program that can be run on
33    the host system.</para>
34
35    <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XInclude"
36    href="../../temp-system/common/ncurses.xml"
37    xpointer="xpointer(//*[@os='p1'])"/>
38
39    <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XInclude"
40    href="../../temp-system/common/ncurses.xml"
41    xpointer="xpointer(//*[@os='p2'])"/>
42
43    <para os="a">Prepare Ncurses for compilation:</para>
44
45<screen os="b"><userinput>./configure --prefix=/cross-tools \
46    --without-debug --without-shared</userinput></screen>
47
48    <variablelist os="b1">
49      <title>The meaning of the new configure options:</title>
50
51      <varlistentry os="b2">
52        <term><parameter>--without-debug</parameter></term>
53        <listitem>
54          <para>Tells Ncurses to build without debugging information.</para>
55        </listitem>
56      </varlistentry>
57
58      <varlistentry os="b2">
59        <term><parameter>--without-shared</parameter></term>
60        <listitem>
61          <para>This prevents Ncurses from building its shared libraries, which
62          are not needed at this time.</para>
63        </listitem>
64      </varlistentry>
65
66    </variablelist>
67
68    <para os="c">Only one binary is needed for the Cross-Tools. Build the
69    headers and then build <command>tic</command>:</para>
70
71<screen os="d"><userinput>make -C include
72make -C progs tic</userinput></screen>
73
74    <para os="e">Install <command>tic</command> with the following command:</para>
75
76<screen os="f"><userinput>install -v -m755 progs/tic /cross-tools/bin</userinput></screen>
77
78  </sect2>
79
80  <sect2 role="content">
81    <title/>
82
83    <para>Details on this package are located in <xref
84    linkend="contents-ncurses" role="."/></para>
85
86  </sect2>
87
88</sect1>
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