[Rd] Two minor build system patches.

Ray Donnelly rdonnelly at continuum.io
Mon Jun 27 13:41:35 CEST 2016

On Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 12:07 PM, Duncan Murdoch
<murdoch.duncan at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 27/06/2016 6:58 AM, Ray Donnelly wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I ran into a few problems building R 3.3.1 and came up wth the
>> attached patches (fingers crossed they don't get stripped, I've also
>> sent this email to Jeroen since that worked last time). Would it be
>> possible to review and merge them if they are OK?
>> The first one uses AC_SEARCH_LIBS instead of AC_CHECK_LIB, looking for
>> ncursesw before ncurses since ncurses is usually build with wide
>> character support in which case non-w prefixed libraries are not
>> created. ArchLinux (and Conda) then make fake ld linker libraries for
>> the non-w prefixed ones.
>> The second patch fixes a typo where CPPFLAGS is misspelt as CPPLAGS
>> which causes them to be forgotten about in the middle of configure.
> Your patches were attached.  I'll apply the second one, but I'll leave the
> first one for someone who knows the issues.

Thanks Duncan.

> Duncan Murdoch

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