Package Details: lib32-ncurses5-compat-libs 6.2-1

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Package Base: lib32-ncurses5-compat-libs
Description: System V Release 4.0 curses emulation library (32-bit), ABI 5
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Licenses: MIT
Submitter: lpapp
Maintainer: Corax
Last Packager: Corax
Votes: 100
Popularity: 1.04
First Submitted: 2015-09-22 11:38
Last Updated: 2020-04-26 15:55

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Corax commented on 2019-06-10 18:11

Make sure you have the multilib-devel group installed before reporting issues while building the package. I will not add it as a makedepends because it is not a makedepends for lib32-ncurses5 either. See

Corax commented on 2016-08-19 23:33

If anyone is still having trouble getting used to PGP signing, make sure to add the key mentioned in the PKGBUILD:
$ gpg --keyserver --recv-keys 702353E0F7E48EDB

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Corax commented on 2018-03-31 17:36

@TiTan4T: sorry for the delay, I was on holiday. Can you have a look at src/ncurses-6.1/config.log and copy the full error here?

TiTan4T commented on 2018-03-26 15:48

I had installed "lib32-gcc-libs" but the building process still crashed.

I get the message "configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables".

Does somebody know a fix?

Corax commented on 2018-02-13 23:15

@adsun: see my comment below, it's part of multilib-devel and therefore an implicit dependency.

adsun commented on 2018-02-13 22:07

lib32-gcc-libs is a depends; without lib32-gcc-libs, lib32-ncurses5-compat-libs fails to build.

Corax commented on 2018-01-28 12:43

@sgar: lib32-gcc-libs is part of multilib-devel, which is the counterpart of base-devel but for building lib32 packages (see, meaning it is an implicit makedepend for all lib32 packages. I have to admit though that multilib-devel is not mentioned in, it probably should.

sgar commented on 2018-01-28 12:21

I wonder if its a good idea to put lib32-gcc-libs as a makedend.. I would have thought that it was in the dependency chain but seems is also just a makedep for lib32-glibc and if it is already installed it will not be pulled and the build will fail with "configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables"...

Corax commented on 2017-12-01 21:32

@artbody: is that a question? Is there a problem with the package as it is now?

artbody commented on 2017-11-30 16:00

package is also needed by Quartus ModelSim (Altera)
newest release is published Nov 2017

Corax commented on 2017-11-05 16:27

@yorickr: how strange, it's now 404 for me as well... The lib32-ncurses package has been flagged out-of-date for 3 months now, so I guess I'll just ignore it and use the same release as the ncurses package.

yorickr commented on 2017-11-04 16:45

@Corax a friend of mine tested the same page and it showed up for him as well, though I got a 404 through my browser and curl. Perhaps this has to do with the servers CDN?