#7472: Build on FreeBSD fails with ncurses
Reporter:  nematoder            |          Owner:                  
    Type:  bug                  |         Status:  new             
Priority:  normal               |      Component:  Build System    
 Version:  7.6.1                |       Keywords:  ncurses, freebsd
      Os:  FreeBSD              |   Architecture:  Unknown/Multiple
 Failure:  Building GHC failed  |      Blockedby:                  
Blocking:                       |        Related:                  

Comment(by nematoder):

 An addition: the underlying cause is that I've got 2 ncurses installed:
 one from ports and one from base. The ghc configure script finds the ports
 version in /usr/local/ which doesn't work for whatever reason. By
 supplying -L/usr/lib and -I/usr/include I told it to use ncurses lib in
 base. A newer base might not have this problem (I've built ghc on a 9.0
 current without problems). However, a configure flag to tell the build
 which ncurses lib to use would be reasonable nevertheless.

Ticket URL: <http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/ticket/7472#comment:1>
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