Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 822814
ruby-ncurses uses deprecated symbol (macro) STR2CSTR
Last modified: 2014-01-12 19:14:29 EST
Description of problem:
I'm using an app which is using ruby-ncurses, however in F17 it's not working - decribed in summary
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
ruby: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib64/ruby/vendor_ruby/ncurses_bin.so: undefined symbol: STR2CSTR
Created attachment 587994 [details]
Use StringValuePtr instead of STR2CSTR
This patch will use StringValuePtr. The package compiles clearly, however using it shows out regression: it is reacting on arrows on the keyboard, but it is not reacting on any other keys.
Where do we stand with this bug? It's currently affecting my package: tpp
This issue shall be fixed in upstream commit 3bde2dc28de756a140a536c856dea66f2d8f733f
Patched version hits the f19 and rawhide branches.
Given the regression described by Roman, I am not convinced
about pushing this patch to the released versions of Fedora.
Could you please test your dependent applications first?
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