Ncurses buildscript

Jeremy Huntwork jhuntwork at
Fri Jul 8 08:15:33 PDT 2005

Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
> Hello,
> for some reason, the livecd buildscripts execute "make sources", not 
> plain "make", while building ncurses. Why?

I believe the change was so that ncurses could be built using a parallel 
flag to make (-jX).


(If that link gets garbled, go to viewcvs,, 
navigate to the ncurses Makefile and view the diff of revision 60 and 26.)

Is there a problem with this approach?


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