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Re: jed_0.98.7-13 problems

On Sat, Jan 02, 1999 at 02:58:13PM +0100,
Christian Hammers <ch@lathspell.westend.com> wrote:

> > I posted this to devel yesterday, but I chose a wrong place ?
> Not really, but you should always write a mail to the maintainer, too !
> (Luckily I've seen this one...)

I see. Thanks.

> > It's strange because jed doesn't require ncurses.
> The gpm mouse support from jed requires it.

Oh, I forgot about gpm. Now it's clear.
But after upgrading ncurses related packages, still I see
this lintian error. gpm is 1.14-3.

> > 2) build fails
> > 
> > If ARCH is defined as "linux", Makefile of jed uses "src/linuxobjs"
> > directory instead of "src/objs".
> > I suggest using src/$(ARCH)objs/ in rules.
> My system is
> Linux lathspell.westend.com 2.0.35 #4 Mon Jul 20 18:58:02 CEST 1998 i586 unknown
> and I never had any problems with building.
> I've just examined the Makefiles. Do you have a environment variable called 
> "ARCH" ? If so, it could really make some problems. Is this variable Debian standard ? 

Yes, I have a environment variable "ARCH".
Some programs require this, such as 'ptolemy'.
I think this is a very rare case though.

Kikutani, Makoto  kikutani@sprintmail.com

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