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Re: Mutt, slang, and ncurses question



On Tue, Sep 21, 1999 at 03:40:05AM -0700, David Terrell wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 21, 1999 at 11:31:42AM +0200, Marc Espie wrote:
> > On Mon, Sep 20, 1999 at 12:32:50PM -0600, Ken wrote:
> > > Greets:
> > > 
> > > I run both FreeBSD and OpenBSD boxes.  My preferred MUA is Mutt.  I note
> > > that the OpenBSD package requires the slang library, while the FreeBSD port
> > > can utilize either slang or ncurses.  I am curious about which would be
> > > best to use on one of my FreeBSD boxes and why.  There must be some reason
> > > OpenBSD utilizes slang and FreeBSD offers a choice?
> > 
> > Yep, no one bothered to provide a mutt with ncurses packages.
> > 
> > It's probably a bad idea anyway, as this would just confuse users :)
> 
> I compiled mutt against ncurses and have no problems.  Any reason
> you(?) thought slang was necessary?

it's in the ports-tree

	% grep DEPENDS /usr/ports/mail/mutt/Makefile
	LIB_DEPENDS=    slang.13:${PORTSDIR}/devel/libslang

-markus