Last night I attempted to build misc/pinfo on FreeBSD 11.1-STABLE amd64, but it
found ncurses not usable for whatever reason.
I had something like that previously, about three years ago.
Should I include the whole config.log (87869 bytes)?
Briefly, error was
checking whether to build shared libraries... yes
checking whether to build static libraries... yes
configure: checking location of readline.h file...
Found readline on /usr/local/include/readline/readline.h
checking for readline version... 7
checking location of curses.h file... /usr/local/include/ncurses/ncurses.h
checking if curses is usable... no
configure: error: Curses not found. You need curses to compile pinfo
===> Script "configure" failed unexpectedly.
Please report the problem to po...@freebsd.org [maintainer] and attach the
"/BETA1/usr/ports/misc/pinfo/work11/pinfo-0.6.10/config.log" including the
output of the failure of your make command. Also, it might be a good idea to
provide an overview of all packages installed on your system (e.g. a
/usr/local/sbin/pkg-static info -g -Ea).
*** Error code 1
I could also ask what other info file viewers there are, better than the GNU
info that was formerly part of FreeBSD base system.
When I was using Linux Slackware, Konqueror had a good info viewer, but I don't
want to have to build and install KDE.
I didn't like Emacs' info viewer when I tried that years ago but haven't run
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