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Bug#660162: RFS: tack/1.07-2

>Hmm, yes, that can be a problem. Unfortunately, it's currently
>hardwired into the Makefile at configure time; this is likely related
>to a desire to work with a wider range of Make implementations than is

I did that a different way (there's a macro which I normally use for most

>> Later in the build log I see:
>> | dpkg-shlibdeps: warning: dependency on libncurses.so.5 could be avoided if
>> "debian/tack/usr/bin/tack" were not uselessly linked against it (they use
>> none of its symbols).
>> It would be nice if you could get rid of this dependency. (But that's OK if
>> you don't want to.)
>Yes, I've already reported this upstream[1], and Thomas seemed sympathetic?
>[1]:  [94]http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lib.ncurses.bugs/4797

I'm working on a fix for this now (have coded it, and have to check it on a
few platforms).  I spent all of last week on the ncurses changes that I finished
yesterday (investigating cross compiles led to review of not-recently-built stuff
which reminded me about the OpenBSD warning messages, etc).

tack is much simpler (I haven't tried cross compiling it yet ;-)

Thomas E. Dickey <dickey@invisible-island.net>

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