ncurses 5.9 - patch 20131027
[ncurses.git] / configure.in
index 27b395ad3f9ec7a4a48e8de99bc2e555d5d005ac..46a280f26850616cba04019fba94f63ad7ac1f7e 100644 (file)
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 dnl***************************************************************************
 dnl***************************************************************************
-dnl Copyright (c) 1998-2008,2009 Free Software Foundation, Inc.              *
+dnl Copyright (c) 1998-2012,2013 Free Software Foundation, Inc.              *
 dnl                                                                          *
 dnl Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a  *
 dnl copy of this software and associated documentation files (the            *
 dnl                                                                          *
 dnl Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a  *
 dnl copy of this software and associated documentation files (the            *
@@ -28,14 +28,14 @@ dnl***************************************************************************
 dnl
 dnl Author: Thomas E. Dickey 1995-on
 dnl
 dnl
 dnl Author: Thomas E. Dickey 1995-on
 dnl
-dnl $Id: configure.in,v 1.474 2009/09/26 22:36:43 tom Exp $
+dnl $Id: configure.in,v 1.574 2013/09/07 17:54:05 Alexey.Pavlov Exp $
 dnl Process this file with autoconf to produce a configure script.
 dnl
 dnl See http://invisible-island.net/autoconf/ for additional information.
 dnl
 dnl ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
 dnl Process this file with autoconf to produce a configure script.
 dnl
 dnl See http://invisible-island.net/autoconf/ for additional information.
 dnl
 dnl ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
-AC_PREREQ(2.13.20020210)
-AC_REVISION($Revision: 1.474 $)
+AC_PREREQ(2.52.20030208)
+AC_REVISION($Revision: 1.574 $)
 AC_INIT(ncurses/base/lib_initscr.c)
 AC_CONFIG_HEADER(include/ncurses_cfg.h:include/ncurses_cfg.hin)
 
 AC_INIT(ncurses/base/lib_initscr.c)
 AC_CONFIG_HEADER(include/ncurses_cfg.h:include/ncurses_cfg.hin)
 
@@ -45,11 +45,7 @@ CF_SUBST_NCURSES_VERSION
 CF_WITH_REL_VERSION(NCURSES)
 CF_WITH_ABI_VERSION
 
 CF_WITH_REL_VERSION(NCURSES)
 CF_WITH_ABI_VERSION
 
-CF_CHECK_CACHE([AC_CANONICAL_SYSTEM])
-AC_ARG_WITH(system-type,
-[  --with-system-type=XXX  test: override derived host system-type],
-[AC_MSG_WARN(overriding system type to $withval)
- cf_cv_system_name=$withval])
+CF_WITH_SYSTYPE
 
 ###    Save the given $CFLAGS to allow user-override.
 cf_user_CFLAGS="$CFLAGS"
 
 ###    Save the given $CFLAGS to allow user-override.
 cf_user_CFLAGS="$CFLAGS"
@@ -58,15 +54,22 @@ cf_user_CFLAGS="$CFLAGS"
 CF_CFG_DEFAULTS
 
 ###    Checks for programs.
 CF_CFG_DEFAULTS
 
 ###    Checks for programs.
-AC_PROG_CC
-CF_GCC_VERSION
+AC_ARG_WITH(ada,
+       [  --without-ada           suppress check for Ada95, don't build demo],
+       [cf_with_ada=$withval],
+       [cf_with_ada=yes])
+if test "x$cf_with_ada" = xyes
+then
+       cf_PROG_CC="gnatgcc gcc cc"
+else
+       cf_PROG_CC="gcc cc"
+fi
+
+CF_PROG_CC($cf_PROG_CC)
 
 AC_PROG_CPP
 AC_PROG_GCC_TRADITIONAL
 CF_PROG_CC_C_O(CC)
 
 AC_PROG_CPP
 AC_PROG_GCC_TRADITIONAL
 CF_PROG_CC_C_O(CC)
-AC_ISC_POSIX
-CF_ANSI_CC_REQD
-CF_PROG_EXT
 CF_PROG_LDCONFIG
 
 dnl DEFECT in autoconf 2.12:   an attempt to set policy, this breaks the
 CF_PROG_LDCONFIG
 
 dnl DEFECT in autoconf 2.12:   an attempt to set policy, this breaks the
@@ -89,14 +92,16 @@ else
                cf_with_cxx=no; CXX=""; GXX="";])dnl
        AC_PROG_CXX
        popdef([AC_MSG_ERROR])dnl
                cf_with_cxx=no; CXX=""; GXX="";])dnl
        AC_PROG_CXX
        popdef([AC_MSG_ERROR])dnl
-       # autoconf 2.5x removed the error - by hardcoding it to g++.
+       # autoconf 2.5x removed the error (hardcoding it to g++, or just blank)
        if test "$CXX" = "g++" ; then
                AC_PATH_PROG(CXX,g++)
        fi
        if test "$CXX" = "g++" ; then
                AC_PATH_PROG(CXX,g++)
        fi
-       if test "$CXX" = "g++" ; then
-               AC_MSG_WARN(ignoring hardcoded g++)
+       case "x$CXX" in #(vi
+       x|xg++)
+               AC_MSG_WARN([You don't have any C++ compiler, too bad])
                cf_with_cxx=no; CXX=""; GXX="";
                cf_with_cxx=no; CXX=""; GXX="";
-       fi
+               ;;
+       esac
 fi
 
 CF_GXX_VERSION
 fi
 
 CF_GXX_VERSION
@@ -116,12 +121,15 @@ AC_ARG_WITH(cxx-binding,
 AC_MSG_RESULT($cf_with_cxx_binding)
 
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you want to build with Ada95)
 AC_MSG_RESULT($cf_with_cxx_binding)
 
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you want to build with Ada95)
-AC_ARG_WITH(ada,
-       [  --without-ada           suppress check for Ada95, don't build demo],
-       [cf_with_ada=$withval],
-       [cf_with_ada=yes])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($cf_with_ada)
 
 AC_MSG_RESULT($cf_with_ada)
 
+AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you want to install terminal database)
+AC_ARG_ENABLE(db-install,
+       [  --disable-db-install    suppress install of terminal database],
+       [cf_with_db_install=$enableval],
+       [cf_with_db_install=yes])
+AC_MSG_RESULT($cf_with_db_install)
+
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you want to install manpages)
 AC_ARG_WITH(manpages,
        [  --without-manpages      suppress install of manpages],
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you want to install manpages)
 AC_ARG_WITH(manpages,
        [  --without-manpages      suppress install of manpages],
@@ -131,11 +139,18 @@ AC_MSG_RESULT($cf_with_manpages)
 
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you want to build programs such as tic)
 AC_ARG_WITH(progs,
 
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you want to build programs such as tic)
 AC_ARG_WITH(progs,
-       [  --without-progs         suppress build with programs (e.g., tic)],
+       [  --without-progs         suppress build/install with programs (e.g., tic)],
        [cf_with_progs=$withval],
        [cf_with_progs=yes])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($cf_with_progs)
 
        [cf_with_progs=$withval],
        [cf_with_progs=yes])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($cf_with_progs)
 
+AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you want to build test-programs)
+AC_ARG_WITH(tests,
+       [  --without-tests         suppress build/install with test-programs],
+       [cf_with_tests=$withval],
+       [cf_with_tests=yes])
+AC_MSG_RESULT($cf_with_tests)
+
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you wish to install curses.h)
 AC_ARG_WITH(curses-h,
        [  --without-curses-h      install curses.h as ncurses.h only],
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you wish to install curses.h)
 AC_ARG_WITH(curses-h,
        [  --without-curses-h      install curses.h as ncurses.h only],
@@ -155,34 +170,14 @@ CF_PROG_AWK
 CF_PROG_EGREP
 CF_PROG_INSTALL
 CF_PROG_LINT
 CF_PROG_EGREP
 CF_PROG_INSTALL
 CF_PROG_LINT
-AC_PROG_LN_S
+CF_PROG_LN_S
 
 AC_SYS_LONG_FILE_NAMES
 
 # if we find pkg-config, check if we should install the ".pc" files.
 CF_PKG_CONFIG
 
 AC_SYS_LONG_FILE_NAMES
 
 # if we find pkg-config, check if we should install the ".pc" files.
 CF_PKG_CONFIG
-
-if test "$PKG_CONFIG" != no ; then
-       AC_MSG_CHECKING(if we should install .pc files for $PKG_CONFIG)
-
-       # Leave this as something that can be overridden in the environment.
-       if test -z "$PKG_CONFIG_LIBDIR" ; then
-               PKG_CONFIG_LIBDIR=`echo "$PKG_CONFIG" | sed -e 's,/[[^/]]*/[[^/]]*$,,'`/lib/pkgconfig
-       fi
-
-       if test -d "$PKG_CONFIG_LIBDIR" ; then
-               AC_ARG_ENABLE(pc-files,
-                       [  --enable-pc-files       generate and install .pc files for pkg-config],
-                       [enable_pc_files=$enableval],
-                       [enable_pc_files=no])
-               AC_MSG_RESULT($enable_pc_files)
-       else
-               AC_MSG_RESULT(no)
-               AC_MSG_WARN(did not find library $PKG_CONFIG_LIBDIR)
-               enable_pc_files=no
-       fi
-fi
-AC_SUBST(PKG_CONFIG_LIBDIR)
+CF_WITH_PKG_CONFIG_LIBDIR
+CF_ENABLE_PC_FILES
 
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(if we should assume mixed-case filenames)
 AC_ARG_ENABLE(mixed-case,
 
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(if we should assume mixed-case filenames)
 AC_ARG_ENABLE(mixed-case,
@@ -194,8 +189,8 @@ if test "$enable_mixedcase" = "auto" ; then
     CF_MIXEDCASE_FILENAMES
 else
     cf_cv_mixedcase=$enable_mixedcase
     CF_MIXEDCASE_FILENAMES
 else
     cf_cv_mixedcase=$enable_mixedcase
-    if test "$enable_mixedcase" = "yes" ; then
-        AC_DEFINE(MIXEDCASE_FILENAMES)
+    if test "x$enable_mixedcase" = "xyes" ; then
+        AC_DEFINE(MIXEDCASE_FILENAMES,1,[Define to 1 if tic should assume mixed-case filenames])
     fi
 fi
 
     fi
 fi
 
@@ -208,6 +203,7 @@ dnl These are standard among *NIX systems, but not when cross-compiling
 AC_CHECK_TOOL(RANLIB, ranlib, ':')
 AC_CHECK_TOOL(LD, ld, ld)
 AC_CHECK_TOOL(AR, ar, ar)
 AC_CHECK_TOOL(RANLIB, ranlib, ':')
 AC_CHECK_TOOL(LD, ld, ld)
 AC_CHECK_TOOL(AR, ar, ar)
+AC_CHECK_TOOL(NM, nm, nm)
 CF_AR_FLAGS
 
 dnl Special option for use by system-builders: the install-prefix is used to
 CF_AR_FLAGS
 
 dnl Special option for use by system-builders: the install-prefix is used to
@@ -216,8 +212,8 @@ dnl archive can be built without modifying the host system's configuration.
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you have specified an install-prefix)
 AC_ARG_WITH(install-prefix,
        [  --with-install-prefix   prefixes actual install-location ($DESTDIR)],
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you have specified an install-prefix)
 AC_ARG_WITH(install-prefix,
        [  --with-install-prefix   prefixes actual install-location ($DESTDIR)],
-       [case "$withval" in #(vi
-       yes|no) #(vi
+       [case "x$withval" in #(vi
+       xyes|xno) #(vi
                ;;
        *)      DESTDIR="$withval"
                ;;
                ;;
        *)      DESTDIR="$withval"
                ;;
@@ -254,7 +250,7 @@ AC_ARG_WITH(shared,
        [with_shared=$withval],
        [with_shared=no])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_shared)
        [with_shared=$withval],
        [with_shared=no])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_shared)
-test "$with_shared" = "yes" && cf_list_models="$cf_list_models shared"
+test "x$with_shared" = "xyes" && cf_list_models="$cf_list_models shared"
 
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you want to build static libraries)
 AC_ARG_WITH(normal,
 
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you want to build static libraries)
 AC_ARG_WITH(normal,
@@ -262,7 +258,7 @@ AC_ARG_WITH(normal,
        [with_normal=$withval],
        [with_normal=yes])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_normal)
        [with_normal=$withval],
        [with_normal=yes])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_normal)
-test "$with_normal" = "yes" && cf_list_models="$cf_list_models normal"
+test "x$with_normal" = "xyes" && cf_list_models="$cf_list_models normal"
 
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you want to build debug libraries)
 AC_ARG_WITH(debug,
 
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you want to build debug libraries)
 AC_ARG_WITH(debug,
@@ -270,7 +266,7 @@ AC_ARG_WITH(debug,
        [with_debug=$withval],
        [with_debug=yes])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_debug)
        [with_debug=$withval],
        [with_debug=yes])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_debug)
-test "$with_debug" = "yes" && cf_list_models="$cf_list_models debug"
+test "x$with_debug" = "xyes" && cf_list_models="$cf_list_models debug"
 
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you want to build profiling libraries)
 AC_ARG_WITH(profile,
 
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you want to build profiling libraries)
 AC_ARG_WITH(profile,
@@ -278,8 +274,19 @@ AC_ARG_WITH(profile,
        [with_profile=$withval],
        [with_profile=no])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_profile)
        [with_profile=$withval],
        [with_profile=no])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_profile)
-test "$with_profile" = "yes" && cf_list_models="$cf_list_models profile"
+test "x$with_profile" = "xyes" && cf_list_models="$cf_list_models profile"
+
+fi
 
 
+if test "X$cf_with_cxx_binding" != Xno; then
+if test "x$with_shared" = "xyes"; then
+AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you want to build C++ shared libraries)
+AC_ARG_WITH(cxx-shared,
+       [  --with-cxx-shared       generate C++ shared-libraries],
+       [with_shared_cxx=$withval],
+       [with_shared_cxx=no])
+AC_MSG_RESULT($with_shared_cxx)
+fi
 fi
 
 ###############################################################################
 fi
 
 ###############################################################################
@@ -314,12 +321,11 @@ AC_SUBST(LIB_NAME)
 LIB_DIR=../lib
 LIB_2ND=../../lib
 
 LIB_DIR=../lib
 LIB_2ND=../../lib
 
-CF_LIB_PREFIX(cf_prefix)
-LIB_PREFIX=$cf_prefix
-AC_SUBST(LIB_PREFIX)
+CF_WITH_LIB_PREFIX(cf_prefix)
 
 LIB_SUFFIX=
 AC_SUBST(LIB_SUFFIX)
 
 LIB_SUFFIX=
 AC_SUBST(LIB_SUFFIX)
+CF_PATHSEP
 
 ###############################################################################
 
 
 ###############################################################################
 
@@ -347,20 +353,21 @@ if test "$with_gpm" != no ; then
                [with_dlsym=$withval],
                [with_dlsym=yes])
        AC_MSG_RESULT($with_dlsym)
                [with_dlsym=$withval],
                [with_dlsym=yes])
        AC_MSG_RESULT($with_dlsym)
-       if test "$with_dlsym" = yes ; then
+       if test "x$with_dlsym" = xyes ; then
                CF_FUNC_DLSYM
                CF_FUNC_DLSYM
-               if test "$with_gpm" != yes ; then
+               if test "x$with_gpm" != xyes ; then
                        CF_VERBOSE(assuming soname for gpm is $with_gpm)
                        cf_cv_gpm_soname="$with_gpm"
                else
                        CF_LIB_SONAME([#include <gpm.h>],[if (Gpm_Open(0,0)) Gpm_Close();],gpm)
                fi
                        CF_VERBOSE(assuming soname for gpm is $with_gpm)
                        cf_cv_gpm_soname="$with_gpm"
                else
                        CF_LIB_SONAME([#include <gpm.h>],[if (Gpm_Open(0,0)) Gpm_Close();],gpm)
                fi
-               test "$cf_cv_gpm_soname" != "unknown" && AC_DEFINE_UNQUOTED(LIBGPM_SONAME,"$cf_cv_gpm_soname")
+               test "$cf_cv_gpm_soname" != "unknown" && AC_DEFINE_UNQUOTED(LIBGPM_SONAME,"$cf_cv_gpm_soname",[Define as needed to set the gpm share library soname])
                SHLIB_LIST="-ldl $SHLIB_LIST"
        else
                SHLIB_LIST="-lgpm $SHLIB_LIST"
                SHLIB_LIST="-ldl $SHLIB_LIST"
        else
                SHLIB_LIST="-lgpm $SHLIB_LIST"
+               CF_ADD_LIB(gpm,TEST_LIBS)
        fi
        fi
-       AC_DEFINE(HAVE_LIBGPM)
+       AC_DEFINE(HAVE_LIBGPM,1,[Define to 1 if we have the gpm library])
        CF_CHECK_GPM_WGETCH
 fi
 
        CF_CHECK_GPM_WGETCH
 fi
 
@@ -370,13 +377,13 @@ dnl Not all ports of gcc support the -g option
 
 if test X"$CC_G_OPT" = X"" ; then
        CC_G_OPT='-g'
 
 if test X"$CC_G_OPT" = X"" ; then
        CC_G_OPT='-g'
-       test -n "$GCC" && test "${ac_cv_prog_cc_g}" != yes && CC_G_OPT=''
+       test -n "$GCC" && test "x${ac_cv_prog_cc_g}" != xyes && CC_G_OPT=''
 fi
 AC_SUBST(CC_G_OPT)
 
 if test X"$CXX_G_OPT" = X"" ; then
        CXX_G_OPT='-g'
 fi
 AC_SUBST(CC_G_OPT)
 
 if test X"$CXX_G_OPT" = X"" ; then
        CXX_G_OPT='-g'
-       test -n "$GXX" && test "${ac_cv_prog_cxx_g}" != yes && CXX_G_OPT=''
+       test -n "$GXX" && test "x${ac_cv_prog_cxx_g}" != xyes && CXX_G_OPT=''
 fi
 AC_SUBST(CXX_G_OPT)
 
 fi
 AC_SUBST(CXX_G_OPT)
 
@@ -403,6 +410,8 @@ AC_MSG_RESULT($cf_cv_do_relink)
        ;;
 esac
 
        ;;
 esac
 
+# we will build libraries one-level down.
+rel_builddir=..
 CF_SHARED_OPTS
 if test "$CC_SHARED_OPTS" = "unknown"; then
        for model in $cf_list_models; do
 CF_SHARED_OPTS
 if test "$CC_SHARED_OPTS" = "unknown"; then
        for model in $cf_list_models; do
@@ -412,6 +421,11 @@ if test "$CC_SHARED_OPTS" = "unknown"; then
        done
 fi
 
        done
 fi
 
+### If we're building with rpath, try to link non-standard libs that way too.
+if test "$DFT_LWR_MODEL" = "shared"; then
+       CF_DISABLE_RPATH_HACK
+fi
+
 ###############################################################################
 CF_HELP_MESSAGE(Fine-Tuning Your Configuration:)
 
 ###############################################################################
 CF_HELP_MESSAGE(Fine-Tuning Your Configuration:)
 
@@ -440,9 +454,9 @@ os2*) #(vi
 esac
 AC_SUBST(TERMINFO_SRC)
 
 esac
 AC_SUBST(TERMINFO_SRC)
 
-CF_PATHSEP
+NCURSES_USE_DATABASE=0
 if test "$use_database" != no ; then
 if test "$use_database" != no ; then
-       AC_DEFINE(USE_DATABASE)
+       NCURSES_USE_DATABASE=1
 
        AC_MSG_CHECKING(which terminfo source-file will be installed)
        AC_ARG_WITH(database,
 
        AC_MSG_CHECKING(which terminfo source-file will be installed)
        AC_ARG_WITH(database,
@@ -458,6 +472,7 @@ if test "$use_database" != no ; then
 else
        with_hashed_db=no
 fi
 else
        with_hashed_db=no
 fi
+AC_SUBST(NCURSES_USE_DATABASE)
 
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(for list of fallback descriptions)
 AC_ARG_WITH(fallbacks,
 
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(for list of fallback descriptions)
 AC_ARG_WITH(fallbacks,
@@ -481,6 +496,26 @@ AC_MSG_RESULT($with_xterm_new)
 WHICH_XTERM=$with_xterm_new
 AC_SUBST(WHICH_XTERM)
 
 WHICH_XTERM=$with_xterm_new
 AC_SUBST(WHICH_XTERM)
 
+AC_MSG_CHECKING(if xterm backspace sends BS or DEL)
+AC_ARG_WITH(xterm-kbs,
+       [  --with-xterm-kbs=XXX    specify if xterm backspace sends BS or DEL],
+       [with_xterm_kbs=$withval],
+       [with_xterm_kbs=BS])
+case x$with_xterm_kbs in
+xyes|xno|xBS|xbs|x8)
+       with_xterm_kbs=BS
+       ;;
+xDEL|xdel|x127)
+       with_xterm_kbs=DEL
+       ;;
+*)
+       with_xterm_kbs=$withval
+       ;;
+esac
+AC_MSG_RESULT($with_xterm_kbs)
+XTERM_KBS=$with_xterm_kbs
+AC_SUBST(XTERM_KBS)
+
 MAKE_TERMINFO=
 if test "$use_database" = no ; then
        TERMINFO="${datadir}/terminfo"
 MAKE_TERMINFO=
 if test "$use_database" = no ; then
        TERMINFO="${datadir}/terminfo"
@@ -494,7 +529,7 @@ CF_WITH_PATHLIST(terminfo-dirs,
        DATADIR/terminfo,
        ${datadir}/terminfo)
 AC_MSG_RESULT($TERMINFO_DIRS)
        DATADIR/terminfo,
        ${datadir}/terminfo)
 AC_MSG_RESULT($TERMINFO_DIRS)
-test -n "$TERMINFO_DIRS" && AC_DEFINE_UNQUOTED(TERMINFO_DIRS,"$TERMINFO_DIRS")
+test -n "$TERMINFO_DIRS" && AC_DEFINE_UNQUOTED(TERMINFO_DIRS,"$TERMINFO_DIRS",[Define as needed to predefine the TERMINFO_DIR searchlist])
 
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(for default terminfo directory)
 CF_WITH_PATH(default-terminfo-dir,
 
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(for default terminfo directory)
 CF_WITH_PATH(default-terminfo-dir,
@@ -503,7 +538,7 @@ CF_WITH_PATH(default-terminfo-dir,
        DATADIR/terminfo,
        ${datadir}/terminfo)
 AC_MSG_RESULT($TERMINFO)
        DATADIR/terminfo,
        ${datadir}/terminfo)
 AC_MSG_RESULT($TERMINFO)
-AC_DEFINE_UNQUOTED(TERMINFO,"$TERMINFO")
+AC_DEFINE_UNQUOTED(TERMINFO,"$TERMINFO",[Define to set the default terminal database path])
 
 fi
 
 
 fi
 
@@ -530,7 +565,7 @@ int main() {
        [with_big_core=no],
        [with_big_core=no])])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_big_core)
        [with_big_core=no],
        [with_big_core=no])])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_big_core)
-test "$with_big_core" = "yes" && AC_DEFINE(HAVE_BIG_CORE)
+test "x$with_big_core" = "xyes" && AC_DEFINE(HAVE_BIG_CORE,1,[Define to 1 if machine has ample memory for tic])
 
 ### ISO C only guarantees 512-char strings, we have tables which load faster
 ### when constructed using "big" strings.  More than the C compiler, the awk
 
 ### ISO C only guarantees 512-char strings, we have tables which load faster
 ### when constructed using "big" strings.  More than the C compiler, the awk
@@ -543,7 +578,7 @@ AC_ARG_ENABLE(big-strings,
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_big_strings)
 
 USE_BIG_STRINGS=0
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_big_strings)
 
 USE_BIG_STRINGS=0
-test "$with_big_strings" = "yes" && USE_BIG_STRINGS=1
+test "x$with_big_strings" = "xyes" && USE_BIG_STRINGS=1
 AC_SUBST(USE_BIG_STRINGS)
 
 ###    use option --enable-termcap to compile in the termcap fallback support
 AC_SUBST(USE_BIG_STRINGS)
 
 ###    use option --enable-termcap to compile in the termcap fallback support
@@ -554,46 +589,48 @@ AC_ARG_ENABLE(termcap,
        [with_termcap=no])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_termcap)
 
        [with_termcap=no])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_termcap)
 
-if test "$with_termcap" != "yes" ; then
+NCURSES_USE_TERMCAP=0
+if test "x$with_termcap" != "xyes" ; then
        if test "$use_database" = no ; then
                if test -z "$with_fallback" ; then
                        AC_ERROR(You have disabled the database w/o specifying fallbacks)
                fi
        fi
        if test "$use_database" = no ; then
                if test -z "$with_fallback" ; then
                        AC_ERROR(You have disabled the database w/o specifying fallbacks)
                fi
        fi
-       AC_DEFINE(PURE_TERMINFO)
+       AC_DEFINE(PURE_TERMINFO,1,[Define to 1 if we should support only terminfo])
 else
 
 else
 
-if test "$with_ticlib" != no ; then
-       AC_ERROR(Options --with-ticlib and --enable-termcap cannot be combined)
-fi
-
-AC_DEFINE(USE_TERMCAP)
-AC_MSG_CHECKING(for list of termcap files)
-CF_WITH_PATHLIST(termpath,
-       [  --with-termpath=XXX     specify list of termcap files],
-       TERMPATH,
-       /etc/termcap:/usr/share/misc/termcap)
-AC_MSG_RESULT($TERMPATH)
-test -n "$TERMPATH" && AC_DEFINE_UNQUOTED(TERMPATH,"$TERMPATH")
-
-###    use option --enable-getcap to use a hacked getcap for reading termcaps
-AC_MSG_CHECKING(if fast termcap-loader is needed)
-AC_ARG_ENABLE(getcap,
-       [  --enable-getcap         fast termcap load, no xrefs to terminfo],
-       [with_getcap=$enableval],
-       [with_getcap=no])
-AC_MSG_RESULT($with_getcap)
-test "$with_getcap" = "yes" && AC_DEFINE(USE_GETCAP)
+       if test "$with_ticlib" != no ; then
+               AC_ERROR(Options --with-ticlib and --enable-termcap cannot be combined)
+       fi
 
 
-AC_MSG_CHECKING(if translated termcaps will be cached in ~/.terminfo)
-AC_ARG_ENABLE(getcap-cache,
-       [  --enable-getcap-cache   cache translated termcaps in ~/.terminfo],
-       [with_getcap_cache=$enableval],
-       [with_getcap_cache=no])
-AC_MSG_RESULT($with_getcap_cache)
-test "$with_getcap_cache" = "yes" && AC_DEFINE(USE_GETCAP_CACHE)
-
-fi
+       NCURSES_USE_TERMCAP=1
+       AC_MSG_CHECKING(for list of termcap files)
+       CF_WITH_PATHLIST(termpath,
+               [  --with-termpath=XXX     specify list of termcap files],
+               TERMPATH,
+               /etc/termcap:/usr/share/misc/termcap)
+       AC_MSG_RESULT($TERMPATH)
+       test -n "$TERMPATH" && AC_DEFINE_UNQUOTED(TERMPATH,"$TERMPATH",[Define to set the termcap searchlist])
+
+       ###     use option --enable-getcap to use a hacked getcap for reading termcaps
+       AC_MSG_CHECKING(if fast termcap-loader is needed)
+       AC_ARG_ENABLE(getcap,
+               [  --enable-getcap         fast termcap load, no xrefs to terminfo],
+               [with_getcap=$enableval],
+               [with_getcap=no])
+       AC_MSG_RESULT($with_getcap)
+       test "x$with_getcap" = "xyes" && AC_DEFINE(USE_GETCAP,1,[Define to 1 to use fast termcap-loader])
+
+       AC_MSG_CHECKING(if translated termcaps will be cached in ~/.terminfo)
+       AC_ARG_ENABLE(getcap-cache,
+               [  --enable-getcap-cache   cache translated termcaps in ~/.terminfo],
+               [with_getcap_cache=$enableval],
+               [with_getcap_cache=no])
+       AC_MSG_RESULT($with_getcap_cache)
+       test "x$with_getcap_cache" = "xyes" && AC_DEFINE(USE_GETCAP_CACHE,1,[Define to 1 if translated termcap should be stored in $HOME/.terminfo])
+
+fi
+AC_SUBST(NCURSES_USE_TERMCAP)
 
 ###   Use option --disable-home-terminfo to completely remove ~/.terminfo
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(if ~/.terminfo is wanted)
 
 ###   Use option --disable-home-terminfo to completely remove ~/.terminfo
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(if ~/.terminfo is wanted)
@@ -602,7 +639,7 @@ AC_ARG_ENABLE(home-terminfo,
        [with_home_terminfo=$enableval],
        [with_home_terminfo=yes])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_home_terminfo)
        [with_home_terminfo=$enableval],
        [with_home_terminfo=yes])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_home_terminfo)
-test "$with_home_terminfo" = "yes" && AC_DEFINE(USE_HOME_TERMINFO)
+test "x$with_home_terminfo" = "xyes" && AC_DEFINE(USE_HOME_TERMINFO,1,[Define to 1 if $HOME/.terminfo feature is wanted])
 
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you want to use restricted environment when running as root)
 AC_ARG_ENABLE(root-environ,
 
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you want to use restricted environment when running as root)
 AC_ARG_ENABLE(root-environ,
@@ -610,7 +647,7 @@ AC_ARG_ENABLE(root-environ,
        [with_root_environ=$enableval],
        [with_root_environ=yes])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_root_environ)
        [with_root_environ=$enableval],
        [with_root_environ=yes])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_root_environ)
-test "$with_root_environ" = yes && AC_DEFINE(USE_ROOT_ENVIRON)
+test "x$with_root_environ" = xyes && AC_DEFINE(USE_ROOT_ENVIRON,1,[Define to 1 if environment should be restricted for root user])
 
 ###   Use option --enable-symlinks to make tic use symlinks, not hard links
 ###   to reduce storage requirements for the terminfo database.
 
 ###   Use option --enable-symlinks to make tic use symlinks, not hard links
 ###   to reduce storage requirements for the terminfo database.
@@ -621,7 +658,7 @@ with_symlinks=no
 
 # soft links (symbolic links) are useful for some systems where hard links do
 # not work, or to make it simpler to copy terminfo trees around.
 
 # soft links (symbolic links) are useful for some systems where hard links do
 # not work, or to make it simpler to copy terminfo trees around.
-if test "$ac_cv_func_symlink" = yes ; then
+if test "x$ac_cv_func_symlink" = xyes ; then
     AC_MSG_CHECKING(if tic should use symbolic links)
     AC_ARG_ENABLE(symlinks,
        [  --enable-symlinks       make tic use symbolic links not hard links],
     AC_MSG_CHECKING(if tic should use symbolic links)
     AC_ARG_ENABLE(symlinks,
        [  --enable-symlinks       make tic use symbolic links not hard links],
@@ -634,7 +671,7 @@ fi
 # no reason to make this choice optional - use the hard links.
 if test "$with_symlinks" = no ; then
     AC_MSG_CHECKING(if tic should use hard links)
 # no reason to make this choice optional - use the hard links.
 if test "$with_symlinks" = no ; then
     AC_MSG_CHECKING(if tic should use hard links)
-    if test "$ac_cv_func_link" = yes ; then
+    if test "x$ac_cv_func_link" = xyes ; then
        with_links=yes
     else
        with_links=no
        with_links=yes
     else
        with_links=no
@@ -642,25 +679,25 @@ if test "$with_symlinks" = no ; then
     AC_MSG_RESULT($with_links)
 fi
 
     AC_MSG_RESULT($with_links)
 fi
 
-test "$with_links" = yes && AC_DEFINE(USE_LINKS)
-test "$with_symlinks" = yes && AC_DEFINE(USE_SYMLINKS)
+test "x$with_links" = xyes && AC_DEFINE(USE_LINKS,1,[Define to 1 if hardlinks should be used in terminfo database])
+test "x$with_symlinks" = xyes && AC_DEFINE(USE_SYMLINKS,1,[Define to 1 if symbolic links should be used in terminfo database])
 
 ###   use option --enable-broken-linker to force on use of broken-linker support
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you want broken-linker support code)
 AC_ARG_ENABLE(broken_linker,
        [  --enable-broken_linker  compile with broken-linker support code],
        [with_broken_linker=$enableval],
 
 ###   use option --enable-broken-linker to force on use of broken-linker support
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you want broken-linker support code)
 AC_ARG_ENABLE(broken_linker,
        [  --enable-broken_linker  compile with broken-linker support code],
        [with_broken_linker=$enableval],
-       [with_broken_linker=${BROKEN_LINKER-no}])
+       [with_broken_linker=${BROKEN_LINKER:-no}])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_broken_linker)
 
 BROKEN_LINKER=0
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_broken_linker)
 
 BROKEN_LINKER=0
-if test "$with_broken_linker" = yes ; then
-       AC_DEFINE(BROKEN_LINKER)
+if test "x$with_broken_linker" = xyes ; then
+       AC_DEFINE(BROKEN_LINKER,1,[Define to 1 to work around linkers which cannot link data-only modules])
        BROKEN_LINKER=1
 elif test "$DFT_LWR_MODEL" = shared ; then
        case $cf_cv_system_name in #(vi
        cygwin*)
        BROKEN_LINKER=1
 elif test "$DFT_LWR_MODEL" = shared ; then
        case $cf_cv_system_name in #(vi
        cygwin*)
-               AC_DEFINE(BROKEN_LINKER)
+               AC_DEFINE(BROKEN_LINKER,1,[Define to 1 to work around linkers which cannot link data-only modules])
                BROKEN_LINKER=1
                CF_VERBOSE(cygwin linker is broken anyway)
                ;;
                BROKEN_LINKER=1
                CF_VERBOSE(cygwin linker is broken anyway)
                ;;
@@ -675,7 +712,7 @@ AC_ARG_ENABLE(bsdpad,
        [with_bsdpad=$enableval],
        [with_bsdpad=no])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_bsdpad)
        [with_bsdpad=$enableval],
        [with_bsdpad=no])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_bsdpad)
-test "$with_bsdpad" = yes && AC_DEFINE(BSD_TPUTS)
+test "x$with_bsdpad" = xyes && AC_DEFINE(BSD_TPUTS,1,[Define to 1 to recognize BSD-style prefix padding])
 
 ###   use option --enable-widec to turn on use of wide-character support
 NCURSES_CH_T=chtype
 
 ###   use option --enable-widec to turn on use of wide-character support
 NCURSES_CH_T=chtype
@@ -687,7 +724,7 @@ NCURSES_WCHAR_T=0
 NCURSES_WINT_T=0
 
 # Check to define _XOPEN_SOURCE "automatically"
 NCURSES_WINT_T=0
 
 # Check to define _XOPEN_SOURCE "automatically"
-CF_XOPEN_SOURCE
+CF_XOPEN_SOURCE(500)
 
 # Work around breakage on OS X
 CF_SIGWINCH
 
 # Work around breakage on OS X
 CF_SIGWINCH
@@ -705,14 +742,17 @@ AC_ARG_ENABLE(widec,
        [with_widec=$enableval],
        [with_widec=no])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_widec)
        [with_widec=$enableval],
        [with_widec=no])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_widec)
-if test "$with_widec" = yes ; then
+if test "x$with_widec" = xyes ; then
        LIB_SUFFIX="w${LIB_SUFFIX}"
        LIB_SUFFIX="w${LIB_SUFFIX}"
-       AC_DEFINE(USE_WIDEC_SUPPORT)
-       CF_PREDEFINE(_XOPEN_SOURCE_EXTENDED)
+       AC_DEFINE(USE_WIDEC_SUPPORT,1,[Define to 1 to compile with wide-char/UTF-8 code])
+       AC_DEFINE(NCURSES_WIDECHAR,1,[Define to 1 to compile with wide-char/UTF-8 code])
+
+       CF_CHECK_WCHAR_H
+
        # with_overwrite=no
        NCURSES_CH_T=cchar_t
        AC_CHECK_FUNCS(putwc btowc wctob mbtowc wctomb mblen mbrlen mbrtowc wcsrtombs mbsrtowcs wcstombs mbstowcs)
        # with_overwrite=no
        NCURSES_CH_T=cchar_t
        AC_CHECK_FUNCS(putwc btowc wctob mbtowc wctomb mblen mbrlen mbrtowc wcsrtombs mbsrtowcs wcstombs mbstowcs)
-       if test "$ac_cv_func_putwc" != yes ; then
+       if test "x$ac_cv_func_putwc" != xyes ; then
                CF_UTF8_LIB
                if test "$cf_cv_utf8_lib" != no ; then
                        NCURSES_LIBUTF8=1
                CF_UTF8_LIB
                if test "$cf_cv_utf8_lib" != no ; then
                        NCURSES_LIBUTF8=1
@@ -723,7 +763,7 @@ if test "$with_widec" = yes ; then
        CF_WCHAR_TYPE(wint_t,    NCURSES_WINT_T,    NCURSES_OK_WINT_T)
 
        if test "$NCURSES_MBSTATE_T" != 0; then
        CF_WCHAR_TYPE(wint_t,    NCURSES_WINT_T,    NCURSES_OK_WINT_T)
 
        if test "$NCURSES_MBSTATE_T" != 0; then
-               AC_DEFINE(NEED_MBSTATE_T_DEF)
+               AC_DEFINE(NEED_MBSTATE_T_DEF,1,[Define to 1 if we must declare mbstate_t])
        fi
 fi
 AC_SUBST(NCURSES_CH_T)
        fi
 fi
 AC_SUBST(NCURSES_CH_T)
@@ -754,7 +794,7 @@ AC_ARG_ENABLE(lp64,
        [with_lp64=$default_with_lp64])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_lp64)
 
        [with_lp64=$default_with_lp64])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_lp64)
 
-if test "$with_lp64" = yes ; then
+if test "x$with_lp64" = xyes ; then
        cf_cv_enable_lp64=1
 else
        cf_cv_enable_lp64=0
        cf_cv_enable_lp64=1
 else
        cf_cv_enable_lp64=0
@@ -771,7 +811,7 @@ AC_ARG_ENABLE(tparm-varargs,
        [with_tparm_varargs=yes])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_tparm_varargs)
 NCURSES_TPARM_VARARGS=0
        [with_tparm_varargs=yes])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_tparm_varargs)
 NCURSES_TPARM_VARARGS=0
-test "$with_tparm_varargs" = yes && NCURSES_TPARM_VARARGS=1
+test "x$with_tparm_varargs" = xyes && NCURSES_TPARM_VARARGS=1
 AC_SUBST(NCURSES_TPARM_VARARGS)
 
 ###   use option --disable-tic-depends to make libtic not explicitly depend on ncurses/ncursesw
 AC_SUBST(NCURSES_TPARM_VARARGS)
 
 ###   use option --disable-tic-depends to make libtic not explicitly depend on ncurses/ncursesw
@@ -838,6 +878,15 @@ AC_ARG_WITH(ccharw-max,
 AC_MSG_RESULT($NCURSES_CCHARW_MAX)
 AC_SUBST(NCURSES_CCHARW_MAX)
 
 AC_MSG_RESULT($NCURSES_CCHARW_MAX)
 AC_SUBST(NCURSES_CCHARW_MAX)
 
+###   use option --with-tparm-arg to override tparm's argument type
+AC_MSG_CHECKING(for type of tparm args)
+AC_ARG_WITH(tparm-arg,
+       [  --with-tparm-arg=TYPE   override parameter type of tparm],
+       [NCURSES_TPARM_ARG="$withval"],
+       [NCURSES_TPARM_ARG=long])
+AC_MSG_RESULT($NCURSES_TPARM_ARG)
+AC_SUBST(NCURSES_TPARM_ARG)
+
 ### Enable compiling-in rcs id's
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(if RCS identifiers should be compiled-in)
 AC_ARG_WITH(rcs-ids,
 ### Enable compiling-in rcs id's
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(if RCS identifiers should be compiled-in)
 AC_ARG_WITH(rcs-ids,
@@ -845,7 +894,7 @@ AC_ARG_WITH(rcs-ids,
        [with_rcs_ids=$withval],
        [with_rcs_ids=no])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_rcs_ids)
        [with_rcs_ids=$withval],
        [with_rcs_ids=no])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_rcs_ids)
-test "$with_rcs_ids" = yes && AC_DEFINE(USE_RCS_IDS)
+test "x$with_rcs_ids" = xyes && AC_DEFINE(USE_RCS_IDS,1,[Define to 1 to compile-in RCS identifiers])
 
 ###############################################################################
 CF_MAN_PAGES([ captoinfo clear infocmp infotocap tabs tic toe tput tset ])
 
 ###############################################################################
 CF_MAN_PAGES([ captoinfo clear infocmp infotocap tabs tic toe tput tset ])
@@ -860,15 +909,19 @@ AC_ARG_ENABLE(ext-funcs,
        [with_ext_funcs=$enableval],
        [with_ext_funcs=yes])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_ext_funcs)
        [with_ext_funcs=$enableval],
        [with_ext_funcs=yes])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_ext_funcs)
-if test "$with_ext_funcs" = yes ; then
+if test "x$with_ext_funcs" = xyes ; then
        NCURSES_EXT_FUNCS=1
        NCURSES_EXT_FUNCS=1
-       AC_DEFINE(HAVE_CURSES_VERSION)
-       AC_DEFINE(HAVE_HAS_KEY)
-       AC_DEFINE(HAVE_RESIZETERM)
-       AC_DEFINE(HAVE_RESIZE_TERM)
-       AC_DEFINE(HAVE_USE_DEFAULT_COLORS)
-       AC_DEFINE(HAVE_WRESIZE)
-       AC_DEFINE(NCURSES_EXT_FUNCS)
+       AC_DEFINE(HAVE_ASSUME_DEFAULT_COLORS,1,[Define to 1 to enable assume_default_colors() function])
+       AC_DEFINE(HAVE_CURSES_VERSION,1,[Define to 1 to enable curses_version() function])
+       AC_DEFINE(HAVE_HAS_KEY,1,[Define to 1 to enable has_key() function])
+       AC_DEFINE(HAVE_RESIZETERM,1,[Define to 1 to enable resizeterm() function])
+       AC_DEFINE(HAVE_RESIZE_TERM,1,[Define to 1 to enable resize_term() function])
+       AC_DEFINE(HAVE_TERM_ENTRY_H,1,[Define to 1 to enable term_entry() function])
+       AC_DEFINE(HAVE_USE_DEFAULT_COLORS,1,[Define to 1 to enable use_default_colors() function])
+       AC_DEFINE(HAVE_USE_SCREEN,1,[Define to 1 to enable use_screen() function])
+       AC_DEFINE(HAVE_USE_WINDOW,1,[Define to 1 to enable use_window() function])
+       AC_DEFINE(HAVE_WRESIZE,1,[Define to 1 to enable wresize() function])
+       AC_DEFINE(NCURSES_EXT_FUNCS,1,[Define to 1 to enable ncurses extended functions])
        GENERATED_EXT_FUNCS=generated
 else
        NCURSES_EXT_FUNCS=0
        GENERATED_EXT_FUNCS=generated
 else
        NCURSES_EXT_FUNCS=0
@@ -883,9 +936,9 @@ AC_ARG_ENABLE(sp-funcs,
        [with_sp_funcs=$enableval],
        [with_sp_funcs=no])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_sp_funcs)
        [with_sp_funcs=$enableval],
        [with_sp_funcs=no])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_sp_funcs)
-if test "$with_sp_funcs" = yes ; then
+if test "x$with_sp_funcs" = xyes ; then
        NCURSES_SP_FUNCS=1
        NCURSES_SP_FUNCS=1
-       AC_DEFINE(NCURSES_SP_FUNCS)
+       AC_DEFINE(NCURSES_SP_FUNCS,1,[Define to 1 to enable experimental SCREEN-extensions])
        GENERATED_SP_FUNCS=generated
 else
        NCURSES_SP_FUNCS=0
        GENERATED_SP_FUNCS=generated
 else
        NCURSES_SP_FUNCS=0
@@ -900,8 +953,11 @@ AC_ARG_ENABLE(term-driver,
        [with_term_driver=$enableval],
        [with_term_driver=no])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_term_driver)
        [with_term_driver=$enableval],
        [with_term_driver=no])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_term_driver)
-if test "$with_term_driver" = yes ; then
-       AC_DEFINE(USE_TERM_DRIVER)
+if test "x$with_term_driver" = xyes ; then
+       AC_DEFINE(USE_TERM_DRIVER,1,[Define to 1 to enable experimental terminal-driver])
+       if test "x$with_sp_funcs" != xyes ; then
+               AC_MSG_ERROR(The term-driver option relies upon sp-funcs)
+       fi
 fi
 
 ###   use option --enable-const to turn on use of const beyond that in XSI.
 fi
 
 ###   use option --enable-const to turn on use of const beyond that in XSI.
@@ -912,7 +968,7 @@ AC_ARG_ENABLE(const,
        [with_ext_const=no])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_ext_const)
 NCURSES_CONST='/*nothing*/'
        [with_ext_const=no])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_ext_const)
 NCURSES_CONST='/*nothing*/'
-if test "$with_ext_const" = yes ; then
+if test "x$with_ext_const" = xyes ; then
        NCURSES_CONST=const
 fi
 AC_SUBST(NCURSES_CONST)
        NCURSES_CONST=const
 fi
 AC_SUBST(NCURSES_CONST)
@@ -925,15 +981,15 @@ AC_ARG_ENABLE(ext-colors,
        [with_ext_colors=no])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_ext_colors)
 NCURSES_EXT_COLORS=0
        [with_ext_colors=no])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_ext_colors)
 NCURSES_EXT_COLORS=0
-if test "$with_ext_colors" = yes ; then
-       if test "$with_widec" != yes ; then
+if test "x$with_ext_colors" = xyes ; then
+       if test "x$with_widec" != xyes ; then
                AC_MSG_ERROR(This option applies only to wide-character library)
        else
                # cannot be ABI 5 since it changes sizeof(cchar_t)
                CF_NCURSES_ABI_6
        fi
        NCURSES_EXT_COLORS=1
                AC_MSG_ERROR(This option applies only to wide-character library)
        else
                # cannot be ABI 5 since it changes sizeof(cchar_t)
                CF_NCURSES_ABI_6
        fi
        NCURSES_EXT_COLORS=1
-       AC_DEFINE(NCURSES_EXT_COLORS)
+       AC_DEFINE(NCURSES_EXT_COLORS,1,[Define to 1 to compile for 256-color support])
 fi
 AC_SUBST(NCURSES_EXT_COLORS)
 
 fi
 AC_SUBST(NCURSES_EXT_COLORS)
 
@@ -945,7 +1001,7 @@ AC_ARG_ENABLE(ext-mouse,
        [with_ext_mouse=no])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_ext_mouse)
 NCURSES_MOUSE_VERSION=1
        [with_ext_mouse=no])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_ext_mouse)
 NCURSES_MOUSE_VERSION=1
-if test "$with_ext_mouse" = yes ; then
+if test "x$with_ext_mouse" = xyes ; then
        NCURSES_MOUSE_VERSION=2
        CF_NCURSES_ABI_6
 fi
        NCURSES_MOUSE_VERSION=2
        CF_NCURSES_ABI_6
 fi
@@ -957,7 +1013,7 @@ AC_ARG_ENABLE(no-padding,
        [with_no_padding=$enableval],
        [with_no_padding=$with_ext_funcs])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_no_padding)
        [with_no_padding=$enableval],
        [with_no_padding=$with_ext_funcs])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_no_padding)
-test "$with_no_padding" = yes && AC_DEFINE(NCURSES_NO_PADDING)
+test "x$with_no_padding" = xyes && AC_DEFINE(NCURSES_NO_PADDING,1,[Define to 1 to compile with $NCURSES_NO_PADDING code])
 
 AC_CHECK_SIZEOF([signed char], 0)
 if test "$ac_cv_sizeof_signed_char" = 1 ; then
 
 AC_CHECK_SIZEOF([signed char], 0)
 if test "$ac_cv_sizeof_signed_char" = 1 ; then
@@ -971,7 +1027,7 @@ AC_ARG_ENABLE(signed-char,
        [with_signed_char=$enableval],
        [with_signed_char=no])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_signed_char)
        [with_signed_char=$enableval],
        [with_signed_char=no])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_signed_char)
-test "$with_signed_char" != yes && NCURSES_SBOOL="char"
+test "x$with_signed_char" != xyes && NCURSES_SBOOL="char"
 AC_SUBST(NCURSES_SBOOL)
 
 ###   use option --enable-sigwinch to turn on use of SIGWINCH logic
 AC_SUBST(NCURSES_SBOOL)
 
 ###   use option --enable-sigwinch to turn on use of SIGWINCH logic
@@ -981,7 +1037,7 @@ AC_ARG_ENABLE(sigwinch,
        [with_sigwinch=$enableval],
        [with_sigwinch=$with_ext_funcs])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_sigwinch)
        [with_sigwinch=$enableval],
        [with_sigwinch=$with_ext_funcs])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_sigwinch)
-test "$with_sigwinch" = yes && AC_DEFINE(USE_SIGWINCH)
+test "x$with_sigwinch" = xyes && AC_DEFINE(USE_SIGWINCH,1,[Define to 1 to compile with SIGWINCH handler])
 
 ###   use option --enable-tcap-names to allow user to define new capabilities
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you want user-definable terminal capabilities like termcap)
 
 ###   use option --enable-tcap-names to allow user to define new capabilities
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you want user-definable terminal capabilities like termcap)
@@ -991,7 +1047,7 @@ AC_ARG_ENABLE(tcap-names,
        [with_tcap_names=$with_ext_funcs])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_tcap_names)
 NCURSES_XNAMES=0
        [with_tcap_names=$with_ext_funcs])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_tcap_names)
 NCURSES_XNAMES=0
-test "$with_tcap_names" = yes && NCURSES_XNAMES=1
+test "x$with_tcap_names" = xyes && NCURSES_XNAMES=1
 AC_SUBST(NCURSES_XNAMES)
 
 ###############################################################################
 AC_SUBST(NCURSES_XNAMES)
 
 ###############################################################################
@@ -1010,7 +1066,7 @@ AC_ARG_ENABLE(hard-tabs,
        [  --enable-hard-tabs      compile with hard-tabs code],,
        [enable_hard_tabs=$with_develop])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($enable_hard_tabs)
        [  --enable-hard-tabs      compile with hard-tabs code],,
        [enable_hard_tabs=$with_develop])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($enable_hard_tabs)
-test "$enable_hard_tabs" = yes && AC_DEFINE(USE_HARD_TABS)
+test "x$enable_hard_tabs" = xyes && AC_DEFINE(USE_HARD_TABS,1,[Define to 1 to compile with hard-tabs code])
 
 ###   use option --enable-xmc-glitch to turn on use of magic-cookie optimize
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you want limited support for xmc)
 
 ###   use option --enable-xmc-glitch to turn on use of magic-cookie optimize
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you want limited support for xmc)
@@ -1018,7 +1074,7 @@ AC_ARG_ENABLE(xmc-glitch,
        [  --enable-xmc-glitch     compile with support for xmc (magic-cookie)],,
        [enable_xmc_glitch=$with_develop])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($enable_xmc_glitch)
        [  --enable-xmc-glitch     compile with support for xmc (magic-cookie)],,
        [enable_xmc_glitch=$with_develop])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($enable_xmc_glitch)
-test "$enable_xmc_glitch" = yes && AC_DEFINE(USE_XMC_SUPPORT)
+test "x$enable_xmc_glitch" = xyes && AC_DEFINE(USE_XMC_SUPPORT,1,[Define to 1 to compile with support for xmc (magic-cookie)])
 
 ###############################################################################
 # These are just experimental, probably should not be in a package:
 
 ###############################################################################
 # These are just experimental, probably should not be in a package:
@@ -1030,7 +1086,7 @@ AC_ARG_ENABLE(assumed-color,
        [with_assumed_color=$enableval],
        [with_assumed_color=yes])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_assumed_color)
        [with_assumed_color=$enableval],
        [with_assumed_color=yes])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_assumed_color)
-test "$with_assumed_color" = yes && AC_DEFINE(USE_ASSUMED_COLOR)
+test "x$with_assumed_color" = xyes && AC_DEFINE(USE_ASSUMED_COLOR,1,[Define to 1 to assume things about default-colors])
 
 ###   use option --enable-hashmap to turn on use of hashmap scrolling logic
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you want hashmap scrolling-optimization code)
 
 ###   use option --enable-hashmap to turn on use of hashmap scrolling logic
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you want hashmap scrolling-optimization code)
@@ -1039,42 +1095,67 @@ AC_ARG_ENABLE(hashmap,
        [with_hashmap=$enableval],
        [with_hashmap=yes])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_hashmap)
        [with_hashmap=$enableval],
        [with_hashmap=yes])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_hashmap)
-test "$with_hashmap" = yes && AC_DEFINE(USE_HASHMAP)
+test "x$with_hashmap" = xyes && AC_DEFINE(USE_HASHMAP,1,[Define to 1 to compile with hashmap scrolling-optimization])
 
 ###   use option --enable-colorfgbg to turn on use of $COLORFGBG environment
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you want colorfgbg code)
 AC_ARG_ENABLE(colorfgbg,
 
 ###   use option --enable-colorfgbg to turn on use of $COLORFGBG environment
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you want colorfgbg code)
 AC_ARG_ENABLE(colorfgbg,
-       [  --enable-colorfgbg      compile with $COLORFGBG code],
+       [  --enable-colorfgbg      compile-in experimental $COLORFGBG code],
        [with_colorfgbg=$enableval],
        [with_colorfgbg=no])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_colorfgbg)
        [with_colorfgbg=$enableval],
        [with_colorfgbg=no])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_colorfgbg)
-test "$with_colorfgbg" = yes && AC_DEFINE(USE_COLORFGBG)
+test "x$with_colorfgbg" = xyes && AC_DEFINE(USE_COLORFGBG,1,[Define to 1 to compile-in experimental $COLORFGBG code])
+
+###   use option --enable-interop to turn on use of bindings used for interop
+AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you want interop bindings)
+AC_ARG_ENABLE(interop,
+       [  --enable-interop        compile-in experimental interop bindings],
+       [with_exp_interop=$enableval],
+       [with_exp_interop=no])
+AC_MSG_RESULT($with_exp_interop)
+
+NCURSES_INTEROP_FUNCS=0
+test "x$with_exp_interop" = xyes && NCURSES_INTEROP_FUNCS=1
+AC_SUBST(NCURSES_INTEROP_FUNCS)
 
 # This is still experimental (20080329), but should ultimately be moved to
 # the script-block --with-normal, etc.
 CF_WITH_PTHREAD
 
 
 # This is still experimental (20080329), but should ultimately be moved to
 # the script-block --with-normal, etc.
 CF_WITH_PTHREAD
 
-AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you want to use weak-symbols for pthreads)
-AC_ARG_ENABLE(weak-symbols,
-    [  --enable-weak-symbols   enable weak-symbols for pthreads],
-    [use_weak_symbols=$withval],
-    [use_weak_symbols=no])
-AC_MSG_RESULT($use_weak_symbols)
-if test "$use_weak_symbols" = yes ; then
-    CF_WEAK_SYMBOLS
-else
-    cf_cv_weak_symbols=no
-fi
+if test "x$with_pthread" != xno; then
+       AC_CHECK_FUNC(pthread_kill,[
+               AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you want to allow EINTR in wgetch with pthreads)
+               AC_ARG_ENABLE(pthreads-eintr,
+                       [  --enable-pthreads-eintr enable EINTR in wgetch with pthreads],
+                       [use_pthreads_eintr=$enableval],
+                       [use_pthreads_eintr=no])
+               AC_MSG_RESULT($use_pthreads_eintr)
+               if test "x$use_pthreads_eintr" = xyes ; then
+                       AC_DEFINE(USE_PTHREADS_EINTR,1,[Define to 1 to enable EINTR in wgetch with pthreads])
+               fi])
+
+       AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you want to use weak-symbols for pthreads)
+       AC_ARG_ENABLE(weak-symbols,
+               [  --enable-weak-symbols   enable weak-symbols for pthreads],
+               [use_weak_symbols=$enableval],
+               [use_weak_symbols=no])
+       AC_MSG_RESULT($use_weak_symbols)
+       if test "x$use_weak_symbols" = xyes ; then
+               CF_WEAK_SYMBOLS
+       else
+               cf_cv_weak_symbols=no
+       fi
 
 
-if test $cf_cv_weak_symbols = yes ; then
-    AC_DEFINE(USE_WEAK_SYMBOLS)
+       if test "x$cf_cv_weak_symbols" = xyes ; then
+               AC_DEFINE(USE_WEAK_SYMBOLS,1,[Define to 1 to enable weak-symbols for pthreads])
+       fi
 fi
 
 PTHREAD=
 fi
 
 PTHREAD=
-if test "$with_pthread" = "yes" ; then
-    AC_DEFINE(USE_PTHREADS)
+if test "x$with_pthread" = "xyes" ; then
+    AC_DEFINE(USE_PTHREADS,1,[Define to 1 to use pthreads feature])
     enable_reentrant=yes
     enable_reentrant=yes
-    if test $cf_cv_weak_symbols = yes ; then
+    if test "x$cf_cv_weak_symbols" = xyes ; then
         PTHREAD=-lpthread
     fi
 fi
         PTHREAD=-lpthread
     fi
 fi
@@ -1090,17 +1171,29 @@ AC_ARG_ENABLE(reentrant,
        [with_reentrant=$enableval],
        [with_reentrant=no])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_reentrant)
        [with_reentrant=$enableval],
        [with_reentrant=no])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_reentrant)
-if test "$with_reentrant" = yes ; then
+if test "x$with_reentrant" = xyes ; then
        cf_cv_enable_reentrant=1
        cf_cv_enable_opaque="NCURSES_INTERNALS"
        NCURSES_OPAQUE=1
        NCURSES_SIZE_T=int
        cf_cv_enable_reentrant=1
        cf_cv_enable_opaque="NCURSES_INTERNALS"
        NCURSES_OPAQUE=1
        NCURSES_SIZE_T=int
-       if test $cf_cv_weak_symbols = yes ; then
+       if test "x$cf_cv_weak_symbols" = xyes ; then
                CF_REMOVE_LIB(LIBS,$LIBS,pthread)
                CF_REMOVE_LIB(LIBS,$LIBS,pthread)
+               CF_ADD_LIB(pthread,TEST_LIBS)
+               CF_ADD_LIB(pthread,TEST_LIBS2)
        else
        else
-               LIB_SUFFIX="t${LIB_SUFFIX}"
+               # when not using weak symbols but with_reentrant,
+               # add 't' to the library suffix on all platforms
+               # except cygwin, where we only do that if ALSO
+               # compiling with full thread support.
+               case "$host" in
+               *cygwin* | *msys*)
+                       if test "$with_pthread" = "yes" ; then
+                               LIB_SUFFIX="t${LIB_SUFFIX}"
+                       fi ;;
+               * ) LIB_SUFFIX="t${LIB_SUFFIX}" ;;
+               esac
        fi
        fi
-       AC_DEFINE(USE_REENTRANT)
+       AC_DEFINE(USE_REENTRANT,1,[Define to 1 to use experimental reentrant feature])
        CF_NCURSES_ABI_6
 else
        cf_cv_enable_reentrant=0
        CF_NCURSES_ABI_6
 else
        cf_cv_enable_reentrant=0
@@ -1125,7 +1218,7 @@ else
        NCURSES_WRAP_PREFIX=_nc_
 fi
 AC_SUBST(NCURSES_WRAP_PREFIX)
        NCURSES_WRAP_PREFIX=_nc_
 fi
 AC_SUBST(NCURSES_WRAP_PREFIX)
-AC_DEFINE_UNQUOTED(NCURSES_WRAP_PREFIX,"$NCURSES_WRAP_PREFIX")
+AC_DEFINE_UNQUOTED(NCURSES_WRAP_PREFIX,"$NCURSES_WRAP_PREFIX",[Define to override _nc_ prefix])
 
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you want experimental safe-sprintf code)
 AC_ARG_ENABLE(safe-sprintf,
 
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you want experimental safe-sprintf code)
 AC_ARG_ENABLE(safe-sprintf,
@@ -1133,7 +1226,7 @@ AC_ARG_ENABLE(safe-sprintf,
        [with_safe_sprintf=$enableval],
        [with_safe_sprintf=no])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_safe_sprintf)
        [with_safe_sprintf=$enableval],
        [with_safe_sprintf=no])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_safe_sprintf)
-test "$with_safe_sprintf" = yes && AC_DEFINE(USE_SAFE_SPRINTF)
+test "x$with_safe_sprintf" = xyes && AC_DEFINE(USE_SAFE_SPRINTF,1,[Define to 1 to compile with experimental safe-sprintf code])
 
 ###   use option --disable-scroll-hints to turn off use of scroll-hints scrolling logic
 # when hashmap is used scroll hints are useless
 
 ###   use option --disable-scroll-hints to turn off use of scroll-hints scrolling logic
 # when hashmap is used scroll hints are useless
@@ -1144,7 +1237,7 @@ AC_ARG_ENABLE(scroll-hints,
        [with_scroll_hints=$enableval],
        [with_scroll_hints=yes])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_scroll_hints)
        [with_scroll_hints=$enableval],
        [with_scroll_hints=yes])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_scroll_hints)
-test "$with_scroll_hints" = yes && AC_DEFINE(USE_SCROLL_HINTS)
+test "x$with_scroll_hints" = xyes && AC_DEFINE(USE_SCROLL_HINTS,1,[Define to 1 to compile without scroll-hints code])
 fi
 
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you want experimental wgetch-events code)
 fi
 
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you want experimental wgetch-events code)
@@ -1153,25 +1246,20 @@ AC_ARG_ENABLE(wgetch-events,
        [with_wgetch_events=$enableval],
        [with_wgetch_events=no])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_wgetch_events)
        [with_wgetch_events=$enableval],
        [with_wgetch_events=no])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_wgetch_events)
-test "$with_wgetch_events" = yes && AC_DEFINE(NCURSES_WGETCH_EVENTS)
+test "x$with_wgetch_events" = xyes && AC_DEFINE(NCURSES_WGETCH_EVENTS,1,[Define to 1 to compile with experimental wgetch-events code])
 
 ###############################################################################
 CF_HELP_MESSAGE(Testing/development Options:)
 
 ###    use option --disable-echo to suppress full display compiling commands
 
 ###############################################################################
 CF_HELP_MESSAGE(Testing/development Options:)
 
 ###    use option --disable-echo to suppress full display compiling commands
-AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you want to display full commands during build)
-AC_ARG_ENABLE(echo,
-       [  --enable-echo           build: display "compiling" commands (default)],
-       [with_echo=$enableval],
-       [with_echo=yes])
-if test "$with_echo" = yes; then
+CF_DISABLE_ECHO
+if test "x$enable_echo" = xyes; then
        ECHO_LINK=
 else
        ECHO_LINK='@ echo linking $@ ... ;'
        test -n "$LIBTOOL" && LIBTOOL="$LIBTOOL --silent"
        test -n "$LIBTOOL_CXX" && LIBTOOL_CXX="$LIBTOOL_CXX --silent"
 fi
        ECHO_LINK=
 else
        ECHO_LINK='@ echo linking $@ ... ;'
        test -n "$LIBTOOL" && LIBTOOL="$LIBTOOL --silent"
        test -n "$LIBTOOL_CXX" && LIBTOOL_CXX="$LIBTOOL_CXX --silent"
 fi
-AC_MSG_RESULT($with_echo)
 AC_SUBST(ECHO_LINK)
 
 ###    use option --enable-warnings to turn on all gcc warnings
 AC_SUBST(ECHO_LINK)
 
 ###    use option --enable-warnings to turn on all gcc warnings
@@ -1182,13 +1270,14 @@ AC_ARG_ENABLE(warnings,
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_warnings)
 
 if test "x$with_warnings" = "xyes"; then
 AC_MSG_RESULT($with_warnings)
 
 if test "x$with_warnings" = "xyes"; then
-       ADAFLAGS="$ADAFLAGS -gnatg"
+       CF_ADD_ADAFLAGS(-gnatg)
        CF_GCC_WARNINGS(Wdeclaration-after-statement Wextra Wno-unknown-pragmas Wswitch-enum)
        CF_GCC_WARNINGS(Wdeclaration-after-statement Wextra Wno-unknown-pragmas Wswitch-enum)
-       if test "$cf_with_cxx" = yes ; then
+       if test "x$cf_with_cxx" = xyes ; then
                CF_GXX_WARNINGS(Wno-unused)
        fi
 fi
 CF_GCC_ATTRIBUTES
                CF_GXX_WARNINGS(Wno-unused)
        fi
 fi
 CF_GCC_ATTRIBUTES
+CF_ENABLE_STRING_HACKS
 
 ###    use option --enable-assertions to turn on generation of assertion code
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you want to enable runtime assertions)
 
 ###    use option --enable-assertions to turn on generation of assertion code
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(if you want to enable runtime assertions)
@@ -1201,26 +1290,25 @@ if test -n "$GCC"
 then
        if test "$with_assertions" = no
        then
 then
        if test "$with_assertions" = no
        then
-               AC_DEFINE(NDEBUG)
                CPPFLAGS="$CPPFLAGS -DNDEBUG"
        else
                CPPFLAGS="$CPPFLAGS -DNDEBUG"
        else
-               ADAFLAGS="$ADAFLAGS -gnata"
+               CF_ADD_ADAFLAGS(-gnata)
        fi
 fi
 
 ###    use option --disable-leaks to suppress "permanent" leaks, for testing
 CF_DISABLE_LEAKS
        fi
 fi
 
 ###    use option --disable-leaks to suppress "permanent" leaks, for testing
 CF_DISABLE_LEAKS
-AC_DEFINE(HAVE_NC_ALLOC_H)
+AC_DEFINE(HAVE_NC_ALLOC_H,1,[Define to 1 if we have nc_alloc.h header])
 
 ###    use option --enable-expanded to generate certain macros as functions
 AC_ARG_ENABLE(expanded,
        [  --enable-expanded       test: generate functions for certain macros],
 
 ###    use option --enable-expanded to generate certain macros as functions
 AC_ARG_ENABLE(expanded,
        [  --enable-expanded       test: generate functions for certain macros],
-       [test "$enableval" = yes && AC_DEFINE(NCURSES_EXPANDED)])
+       [test "x$enableval" = xyes && AC_DEFINE(NCURSES_EXPANDED,1,[Define to 1 to generate functions for certain macros])])
 
 ###    use option --disable-macros to suppress macros in favor of functions
 AC_ARG_ENABLE(macros,
        [  --disable-macros        test: use functions rather than macros],
 
 ###    use option --disable-macros to suppress macros in favor of functions
 AC_ARG_ENABLE(macros,
        [  --disable-macros        test: use functions rather than macros],
-       [test "$enableval" = no && AC_DEFINE(NCURSES_NOMACROS)])
+       [test "$enableval" = no && AC_DEFINE(NCURSES_NOMACROS,1,[Define to 1 to use functions rather than macros])])
 
 # Normally we only add trace() to the debug-library.  Allow this to be
 # extended to all models of the ncurses library:
 
 # Normally we only add trace() to the debug-library.  Allow this to be
 # extended to all models of the ncurses library:
@@ -1238,7 +1326,7 @@ AC_ARG_WITH(trace,
 [cf_with_trace=$cf_all_traces])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($cf_with_trace)
 
 [cf_with_trace=$cf_all_traces])
 AC_MSG_RESULT($cf_with_trace)
 
-if test "$cf_with_trace" = yes ; then
+if test "x$cf_with_trace" = xyes ; then
        LIB_TRACING=all
        ADA_TRACE=TRUE
        CF_ADD_CFLAGS(-DTRACE)
        LIB_TRACING=all
        ADA_TRACE=TRUE
        CF_ADD_CFLAGS(-DTRACE)
@@ -1255,15 +1343,15 @@ case $cf_cv_system_name in #(vi
        ;;
 *)
 AC_CHECK_FUNC(gettimeofday,
        ;;
 *)
 AC_CHECK_FUNC(gettimeofday,
-       AC_DEFINE(HAVE_GETTIMEOFDAY),[
+       AC_DEFINE(HAVE_GETTIMEOFDAY,1,[Define to 1 if we have gettimeofday function]),[
 
 AC_CHECK_LIB(bsd, gettimeofday,
 
 AC_CHECK_LIB(bsd, gettimeofday,
-       AC_DEFINE(HAVE_GETTIMEOFDAY)
-       LIBS="$LIBS -lbsd")])dnl CLIX: bzero, select, gettimeofday
+       AC_DEFINE(HAVE_GETTIMEOFDAY,1,[Define to 1 if we have gettimeofday function])
+       CF_ADD_LIB(bsd))])dnl CLIX: bzero, select, gettimeofday
        ;;
 esac
 
        ;;
 esac
 
-CF_MATH_LIB(MATH_LIB,sin(x))
+CF_MATH_LIB(MATH_LIB,pow(sin(x),x))
 AC_SUBST(MATH_LIB)
 
 ###    Checks for header files.
 AC_SUBST(MATH_LIB)
 
 ###    Checks for header files.
@@ -1278,6 +1366,7 @@ fcntl.h \
 getopt.h \
 limits.h \
 locale.h \
 getopt.h \
 limits.h \
 locale.h \
+math.h \
 poll.h \
 sys/bsdtypes.h \
 sys/ioctl.h \
 poll.h \
 sys/bsdtypes.h \
 sys/ioctl.h \
@@ -1291,11 +1380,13 @@ unistd.h \
 wctype.h \
 )
 
 wctype.h \
 )
 
+CF_GETOPT_HEADER
+
 # check for ISC (this may also define _POSIX_SOURCE)
 # Note: even non-Posix ISC needs <sys/bsdtypes.h> to declare fd_set
 # check for ISC (this may also define _POSIX_SOURCE)
 # Note: even non-Posix ISC needs <sys/bsdtypes.h> to declare fd_set
-if test "$ISC" = yes ; then
+if test "x$ISC" = xyes ; then
        AC_CHECK_LIB(cposix,main)
        AC_CHECK_LIB(cposix,main)
-       AC_CHECK_LIB(inet,bzero,LIBS="$LIBS -linet")dnl also 'select()'
+       AC_CHECK_LIB(inet,bzero,CF_ADD_LIB(inet))dnl also 'select()'
 fi
 
 CF_SYS_TIME_SELECT
 fi
 
 CF_SYS_TIME_SELECT
@@ -1340,10 +1431,12 @@ geteuid \
 getttynam \
 issetugid \
 poll \
 getttynam \
 issetugid \
 poll \
+putenv \
 remove \
 select \
 setbuf \
 setbuffer \
 remove \
 select \
 setbuf \
 setbuffer \
+setenv \
 setvbuf \
 sigaction \
 sigvec \
 setvbuf \
 sigaction \
 sigvec \
@@ -1353,7 +1446,7 @@ tcgetpgrp \
 times \
 vsnprintf \
 )
 times \
 vsnprintf \
 )
-if test "$with_getcap" = "yes" ; then
+if test "x$with_getcap" = "xyes" ; then
        CF_CGETENT
 fi
 
        CF_CGETENT
 fi
 
@@ -1368,30 +1461,33 @@ CF_MKSTEMP
 CF_SUBST_IF(["$cf_cv_func_vsscanf" = vsscanf], HAVE_VSSCANF, 1, 0)
 
 dnl FIXME (may need this) AC_SYS_RESTARTABLE_SYSCALLS
 CF_SUBST_IF(["$cf_cv_func_vsscanf" = vsscanf], HAVE_VSSCANF, 1, 0)
 
 dnl FIXME (may need this) AC_SYS_RESTARTABLE_SYSCALLS
-if test "$cross_compiling" = yes ; then
+if test "x$cross_compiling" = xyes ; then
        AC_MSG_WARN(cross compiling: assume setvbuf params not reversed)
 else
        AC_FUNC_SETVBUF_REVERSED
 fi
        AC_MSG_WARN(cross compiling: assume setvbuf params not reversed)
 else
        AC_FUNC_SETVBUF_REVERSED
 fi
-AC_TYPE_SIGNAL
+AC_CHECK_TYPE(intptr_t, long)
 CF_TYPE_SIGACTION
 CF_SIZECHANGE
 CF_FUNC_MEMMOVE
 CF_FUNC_POLL
 CF_TYPE_SIGACTION
 CF_SIZECHANGE
 CF_FUNC_MEMMOVE
 CF_FUNC_POLL
+CF_VA_COPY
+AC_FUNC_VFORK
 
 # special check for test/ditto.c
 CF_FUNC_OPENPTY
 if test "$cf_cv_func_openpty" != no ; then
 
 # special check for test/ditto.c
 CF_FUNC_OPENPTY
 if test "$cf_cv_func_openpty" != no ; then
-    AC_DEFINE_UNQUOTED(USE_OPENPTY_HEADER,<$cf_cv_func_openpty>)
-    AC_DEFINE(USE_XTERM_PTY)
-    if test "$cf_cv_lib_util" = yes ; then
-        TEST_LIBS="-lutil $TEST_LIBS"
+    AC_DEFINE_UNQUOTED(USE_OPENPTY_HEADER,<$cf_cv_func_openpty>,[Define to actual header for openpty function])
+    AC_DEFINE(USE_XTERM_PTY,1,[Define to 1 if we should assume xterm pseudoterminal interface])
+    if test "x$cf_cv_lib_util" = xyes ; then
+        CF_ADD_LIB(util,TEST_LIBS)
     fi
 fi
 AC_SUBST(TEST_LIBS)
     fi
 fi
 AC_SUBST(TEST_LIBS)
+AC_SUBST(TEST_LIBS2)
 
 if test "$with_hashed_db" != no ; then
 
 if test "$with_hashed_db" != no ; then
-       AC_DEFINE(USE_HASHED_DB)
+       AC_DEFINE(USE_HASHED_DB,1,[Define to 1 if we should build terminfo in hashed database])
        CF_HASHED_DB($with_hashed_db)
 fi
 
        CF_HASHED_DB($with_hashed_db)
 fi
 
@@ -1422,50 +1518,14 @@ if test -n "$CXX" ; then
                ;;
        esac
 
                ;;
        esac
 
-       AC_CHECK_HEADERS(iostream typeinfo)
-
-    if test x"$ac_cv_header_iostream" = xyes ; then
-        AC_MSG_CHECKING(if iostream uses std-namespace)
-        AC_TRY_COMPILE([
-#include <iostream>
-using std::endl;
-using std::cerr;],[
-cerr << "testing" << endl;
-],[cf_iostream_namespace=yes],[cf_iostream_namespace=no])
-        AC_MSG_RESULT($cf_iostream_namespace)
-        if test "$cf_iostream_namespace" = yes ; then
-            AC_DEFINE(IOSTREAM_NAMESPACE)
-        fi
-    fi
-
+       AC_CHECK_HEADERS(typeinfo)
+       CF_CXX_IOSTREAM_NAMESPACE
        CF_BOOL_DECL
        CF_BOOL_SIZE
        CF_ETIP_DEFINES
        CF_CPP_PARAM_INIT
        CF_CPP_STATIC_CAST
        CF_BOOL_DECL
        CF_BOOL_SIZE
        CF_ETIP_DEFINES
        CF_CPP_PARAM_INIT
        CF_CPP_STATIC_CAST
-
-       CXX_AR='$(AR)'
-       CXX_ARFLAGS='$(ARFLAGS)'
-       case $cf_cv_system_name in #(vi
-       irix*) #(vi
-           if test "$GXX" != yes ; then
-               CXX_AR='$(CXX)'
-               CXX_ARFLAGS='-ar -o'
-           fi
-           ;;
-       sco3.2v5*) #(vi
-           CXXLDFLAGS="-u main"
-           ;;
-       solaris2*)
-           if test "$GXX" != yes ; then
-               CXX_AR='$(CXX)'
-               CXX_ARFLAGS='-xar -o'
-           fi
-           ;;
-       esac
-       AC_SUBST(CXXLDFLAGS)
-       AC_SUBST(CXX_AR)
-       AC_SUBST(CXX_ARFLAGS)
+       CF_CXX_AR_FLAGS
 else
        cf_cxx_library=no
        cf_cv_builtin_bool=1
 else
        cf_cxx_library=no
        cf_cv_builtin_bool=1
@@ -1526,99 +1586,43 @@ if test -f "${srcdir}/Ada95/Makefile.in" ; then
 dnl libtool does not know anything about GNAT, though a change made in 1998
 dnl provided for it "someday".  Disable the ada subtree if we are using
 dnl libtool -TD 20070714
 dnl libtool does not know anything about GNAT, though a change made in 1998
 dnl provided for it "someday".  Disable the ada subtree if we are using
 dnl libtool -TD 20070714
-if test "$cf_with_ada" != "no" ; then
-    if test "$with_libtool" != "no"; then
-       AC_MSG_WARN(libtool does not support Ada - disabling feature)
-       cf_with_ada=no
-    fi
-fi
+       if test "$cf_with_ada" != "no" ; then
+               if test "$with_libtool" != "no"; then
+                       AC_MSG_WARN(libtool does not support Ada - disabling feature)
+                       cf_with_ada=no
+               fi
+       fi
 
 dnl Check for availability of GNU Ada Translator (GNAT).
 dnl At the moment we support no other Ada95 compiler.
 
 dnl Check for availability of GNU Ada Translator (GNAT).
 dnl At the moment we support no other Ada95 compiler.
-if test "$cf_with_ada" != "no" ; then
-cf_ada_make=gnatmake
-AC_CHECK_PROG(gnat_exists, $cf_ada_make, yes, no)
-if test "$ac_cv_prog_gnat_exists" = no; then
-   cf_ada_make=
-else
-   CF_GNAT_VERSION
-   AC_CHECK_PROG(M4_exists, m4, yes, no)
-   if test "$ac_cv_prog_M4_exists" = no; then
-      cf_cv_prog_gnat_correct=no
-      echo Ada95 binding required program m4 not found. Ada95 binding disabled.
-   fi
-   if test "$cf_cv_prog_gnat_correct" = yes; then
-      AC_MSG_CHECKING(if GNAT works)
-      CF_GNAT_TRY_RUN([procedure conftest;],
-[with Text_IO;
-with GNAT.OS_Lib;
-procedure conftest is
-begin
-   Text_IO.Put ("Hello World");
-   Text_IO.New_Line;
-   GNAT.OS_Lib.OS_Exit (0);
-end conftest;],[cf_cv_prog_gnat_correct=yes],[cf_cv_prog_gnat_correct=no])
-      AC_MSG_RESULT($cf_cv_prog_gnat_correct)
-   fi
-fi
-if test        "$cf_cv_prog_gnat_correct" = yes; then
-   ADAFLAGS="-O3 -gnatpn $ADAFLAGS"
-
-   AC_MSG_CHECKING(if GNAT pragma Unreferenced works)
-   CF_GNAT_TRY_LINK([procedure conftest;],
-[with Text_IO;
-with GNAT.OS_Lib;
-procedure conftest is
-   test : Integer;
-   pragma Unreferenced (test);
-begin
-   test := 1;
-   Text_IO.Put ("Hello World");
-   Text_IO.New_Line;
-   GNAT.OS_Lib.OS_Exit (0);
-end conftest;],[cf_cv_pragma_unreferenced=yes],[cf_cv_pragma_unreferenced=no])
-   AC_MSG_RESULT($cf_cv_pragma_unreferenced)
-
-   # if the pragma is supported, use it (needed in the Trace code).
-   if test $cf_cv_pragma_unreferenced = yes ; then
-      PRAGMA_UNREF=TRUE
-   else
-      PRAGMA_UNREF=FALSE
-   fi
-
-   AC_ARG_WITH(ada-compiler,
-       [  --with-ada-compiler=CMD specify Ada95 compiler command (default gnatmake)],
-       [cf_ada_compiler=$withval],
-       [cf_ada_compiler=gnatmake])
-
-   cf_ada_package=terminal_interface
-
-   AC_SUBST(cf_ada_make)
-   AC_SUBST(cf_ada_compiler)
-   AC_SUBST(cf_ada_package)
-   AC_SUBST(ADAFLAGS)
-   AC_SUBST(cf_compile_generics)
-   AC_SUBST(cf_generic_objects)
-   AC_SUBST(PRAGMA_UNREF)
-
-   CF_WITH_PATH(ada-include,
-       [  --with-ada-include=DIR  Ada includes are in DIR],
-       ADA_INCLUDE,
-       PREFIX/lib/ada/adainclude,
-       [$]prefix/lib/ada/adainclude)
-   AC_SUBST(ADA_INCLUDE)
-
-   CF_WITH_PATH(ada-objects,
-       [  --with-ada-objects=DIR  Ada objects are in DIR],
-       ADA_OBJECTS,
-       PREFIX/lib/ada/adalib,
-       [$]prefix/lib/ada/adalib)
-   AC_SUBST(ADA_OBJECTS)
+       if test "$cf_with_ada" != "no" ; then
+               CF_PROG_GNAT
+               if test "x$cf_cv_prog_gnat_correct" = xyes; then
+                       CF_ADD_ADAFLAGS(-gnatpn)
+                       CF_FIXUP_ADAFLAGS
 
 
-fi
-fi
+                       CF_GNAT_GENERICS
+                       CF_GNAT_SIGINT
+                       CF_GNAT_PRAGMA_UNREF
+                       CF_GNAT_PROJECTS
+
+                       CF_WITH_ADA_COMPILER
+
+                       cf_ada_package=terminal_interface
+                       AC_SUBST(cf_ada_package)
+
+                       CF_WITH_ADA_INCLUDE
+                       CF_WITH_ADA_OBJECTS
+                       CF_WITH_ADA_SHAREDLIB
+               fi
+       fi
 else
 else
-   cf_with_ada=no
+       cf_with_ada=no
+fi
+
+# do this "late" to avoid conflict with header-checks
+if test "x$with_widec" = xyes ; then
+       AC_CHECK_SIZEOF(wchar_t)
 fi
 
 ### Construct the ncurses library-subsets, if any, from this set of keywords:
 fi
 
 ### Construct the ncurses library-subsets, if any, from this set of keywords:
@@ -1634,7 +1638,7 @@ fi
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(for library subsets)
 LIB_SUBSETS=
 
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(for library subsets)
 LIB_SUBSETS=
 
-if test "$cf_with_progs" = yes || test "$with_ticlib" != no || test "$with_termcap" != no; then
+if test "x$cf_with_progs" = xyes || test "$with_ticlib" != no || test "$with_termcap" != no; then
        LIB_SUBSETS="${LIB_SUBSETS}ticlib"
        if test "$with_ticlib" != no ; then
                LIB_SUBSETS="${LIB_SUBSETS} "
        LIB_SUBSETS="${LIB_SUBSETS}ticlib"
        if test "$with_ticlib" != no ; then
                LIB_SUBSETS="${LIB_SUBSETS} "
@@ -1644,8 +1648,18 @@ if test "$cf_with_progs" = yes || test "$with_ticlib" != no || test "$with_termc
 fi
 
 LIB_SUBSETS="${LIB_SUBSETS}termlib"
 fi
 
 LIB_SUBSETS="${LIB_SUBSETS}termlib"
-test "$with_ext_funcs" = yes && LIB_SUBSETS="${LIB_SUBSETS}+ext_tinfo"
+test "x$with_ext_funcs" = xyes && LIB_SUBSETS="${LIB_SUBSETS}+ext_tinfo"
 
 
+if test "$with_termlib" != no ; then
+       LIB_SUBSETS="${LIB_SUBSETS} "
+else
+       LIB_SUBSETS="${LIB_SUBSETS}+"
+fi
+
+LIB_SUBSETS="${LIB_SUBSETS}base"
+
+# Most term-driver calls are to tinfo, but some like init_pair are to the
+# base library (so it resides in base).
 if test "$with_term_driver" != no ; then
        LIB_SUBSETS="${LIB_SUBSETS}+port_drivers"
        case $cf_cv_system_name in #(vi
 if test "$with_term_driver" != no ; then
        LIB_SUBSETS="${LIB_SUBSETS}+port_drivers"
        case $cf_cv_system_name in #(vi
@@ -1658,16 +1672,8 @@ if test "$with_term_driver" != no ; then
        esac
 fi
 
        esac
 fi
 
-if test "$with_termlib" != no ; then
-       LIB_SUBSETS="${LIB_SUBSETS} "
-else
-       LIB_SUBSETS="${LIB_SUBSETS}+"
-fi
-
-LIB_SUBSETS="${LIB_SUBSETS}base"
-
-test "$with_widec"     = yes && LIB_SUBSETS="${LIB_SUBSETS}+widechar"
-test "$with_ext_funcs" = yes && LIB_SUBSETS="${LIB_SUBSETS}+ext_funcs"
+test "x$with_widec"     = xyes && LIB_SUBSETS="${LIB_SUBSETS}+widechar"
+test "x$with_ext_funcs" = xyes && LIB_SUBSETS="${LIB_SUBSETS}+ext_funcs"
 
 AC_MSG_RESULT($LIB_SUBSETS)
 
 
 AC_MSG_RESULT($LIB_SUBSETS)
 
@@ -1691,20 +1697,24 @@ CF_OBJ_SUBDIR($DFT_LWR_MODEL,DFT_OBJ_SUBDIR)dnl
 AC_SUBST(DFT_OBJ_SUBDIR)dnl the default object-directory ("obj")
 AC_MSG_RESULT($DFT_OBJ_SUBDIR)
 
 AC_SUBST(DFT_OBJ_SUBDIR)dnl the default object-directory ("obj")
 AC_MSG_RESULT($DFT_OBJ_SUBDIR)
 
-# libtool thinks it can make c++ shared libraries (perhaps only g++)
-if test "$cf_with_cxx" = yes ; then
+if test "x$cf_with_cxx" = xyes ; then
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(c++ library-dependency suffix)
 if test "$with_libtool" != "no"; then
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(c++ library-dependency suffix)
 if test "$with_libtool" != "no"; then
+       # libtool thinks it can make c++ shared libraries (perhaps only g++)
+       CXX_LIB_SUFFIX=$DFT_DEP_SUFFIX
+elif test "$with_shared_cxx" != "no"; then
+       # also for g++ users...
        CXX_LIB_SUFFIX=$DFT_DEP_SUFFIX
 else
        CXX_LIB_SUFFIX=$DFT_DEP_SUFFIX
 else
-       CF_LIB_SUFFIX(normal,CXX_LIB_SUFFIX,CXX_DEP_SUFFIX)dnl we normally make a static library
+       # we normally make a static library because C/C++ library rules differ
+       CF_LIB_SUFFIX(normal,CXX_LIB_SUFFIX,CXX_DEP_SUFFIX)
 fi
 AC_MSG_RESULT($CXX_LIB_SUFFIX)
 AC_SUBST(CXX_LIB_SUFFIX)
 fi
 
 # do not want -ldl in build except as needed for -lncurses dependency
 fi
 AC_MSG_RESULT($CXX_LIB_SUFFIX)
 AC_SUBST(CXX_LIB_SUFFIX)
 fi
 
 # do not want -ldl in build except as needed for -lncurses dependency
-if test "$with_dlsym" = yes ; then
+if test "x$with_dlsym" = xyes ; then
 if test $DFT_LWR_MODEL = shared || \
    test $DFT_LWR_MODEL = libtool ; then
        CF_REMOVE_LIB(LIBS,$LIBS,dl)
 if test $DFT_LWR_MODEL = shared || \
    test $DFT_LWR_MODEL = libtool ; then
        CF_REMOVE_LIB(LIBS,$LIBS,dl)
@@ -1715,13 +1725,13 @@ fi
 # TICS_LIST and TINFO_LIST are needed to build libtic.so and libterm.so, but
 # do not need libdl
 TICS_LIST=
 # TICS_LIST and TINFO_LIST are needed to build libtic.so and libterm.so, but
 # do not need libdl
 TICS_LIST=
-if test "$with_dlsym" = yes ; then
+if test "x$with_dlsym" = xyes ; then
        CF_REMOVE_LIB(TINFO_LIST,$SHLIB_LIST,dl)
 fi
 
 if test "$with_ticlib" != no ; then
 
        CF_REMOVE_LIB(TINFO_LIST,$SHLIB_LIST,dl)
 fi
 
 if test "$with_ticlib" != no ; then
 
-       if test "$with_ticlib" != yes ; then
+       if test "x$with_ticlib" != xyes ; then
                TICS_NAME=$with_ticlib
                TICS_ARG_SUFFIX="${with_ticlib}`echo ${DFT_ARG_SUFFIX}|sed -e "s/^${LIB_SUFFIX}//"`"
                TICS_DEP_SUFFIX="${with_ticlib}`echo ${DFT_DEP_SUFFIX}|sed -e "s/^${LIB_SUFFIX}//"`"
                TICS_NAME=$with_ticlib
                TICS_ARG_SUFFIX="${with_ticlib}`echo ${DFT_ARG_SUFFIX}|sed -e "s/^${LIB_SUFFIX}//"`"
                TICS_DEP_SUFFIX="${with_ticlib}`echo ${DFT_DEP_SUFFIX}|sed -e "s/^${LIB_SUFFIX}//"`"
@@ -1731,18 +1741,21 @@ if test "$with_ticlib" != no ; then
                TICS_DEP_SUFFIX="${TICS_NAME}${DFT_DEP_SUFFIX}"
                TICS_LIB_SUFFIX="${TICS_NAME}${LIB_SUFFIX}"
        fi
                TICS_DEP_SUFFIX="${TICS_NAME}${DFT_DEP_SUFFIX}"
                TICS_LIB_SUFFIX="${TICS_NAME}${LIB_SUFFIX}"
        fi
-       TICS_ARGS="-L${LIB_DIR} -l${TICS_LIB_SUFFIX}"
+       TICS_LDFLAGS="-L${LIB_DIR}"
+       TICS_LIBS="-l${TICS_LIB_SUFFIX}"
 else
 else
-       TICS_ARGS="-L${LIB_DIR} -l${LIB_NAME}${DFT_ARG_SUFFIX}"
+       TICS_LDFLAGS="-L${LIB_DIR}"
+       TICS_LIBS="-l${LIB_NAME}${DFT_ARG_SUFFIX}"
 fi
 AC_SUBST(TICS_ARG_SUFFIX)
 AC_SUBST(TICS_DEP_SUFFIX)
 AC_SUBST(TICS_LIB_SUFFIX)
 fi
 AC_SUBST(TICS_ARG_SUFFIX)
 AC_SUBST(TICS_DEP_SUFFIX)
 AC_SUBST(TICS_LIB_SUFFIX)
-AC_SUBST(TICS_ARGS)
+AC_SUBST(TICS_LDFLAGS)
+AC_SUBST(TICS_LIBS)
 
 if test "$with_termlib" != no ; then
 
 
 if test "$with_termlib" != no ; then
 
-       if test "$with_termlib" != yes ; then
+       if test "x$with_termlib" != xyes ; then
                TINFO_NAME=$with_termlib
                TINFO_SUFFIX="`echo ${DFT_LIB_SUFFIX}|sed -e "s/^${LIB_SUFFIX}//"`"
                TINFO_ARG_SUFFIX="${with_termlib}`echo ${DFT_ARG_SUFFIX}|sed -e "s/^${LIB_SUFFIX}//"`"
                TINFO_NAME=$with_termlib
                TINFO_SUFFIX="`echo ${DFT_LIB_SUFFIX}|sed -e "s/^${LIB_SUFFIX}//"`"
                TINFO_ARG_SUFFIX="${with_termlib}`echo ${DFT_ARG_SUFFIX}|sed -e "s/^${LIB_SUFFIX}//"`"
@@ -1760,14 +1773,22 @@ if test "$with_termlib" != no ; then
        if test "$DFT_LWR_MODEL" = "libtool"; then
                TEST_ARGS="${TEST_DEPS}"
                TEST_ARG2="${TEST_DEP2}"
        if test "$DFT_LWR_MODEL" = "libtool"; then
                TEST_ARGS="${TEST_DEPS}"
                TEST_ARG2="${TEST_DEP2}"
-               TINFO_ARGS="-L${LIB_DIR} $TEST_ARGS"
+               TINFO_LDFLAGS="-L${LIB_DIR}"
+               TINFO_LIBS="$TEST_ARGS"
                TICS_LIST="$SHLIB_LIST $TEST_ARGS"
                SHLIB_LIST="${SHLIB_LIST} $TEST_ARGS"
        else
                TEST_ARGS="-l${TINFO_ARG_SUFFIX}"
                TEST_ARG2="-l${TINFO_ARG_SUFFIX}"
                TICS_LIST="$SHLIB_LIST $TEST_ARGS"
                SHLIB_LIST="${SHLIB_LIST} $TEST_ARGS"
        else
                TEST_ARGS="-l${TINFO_ARG_SUFFIX}"
                TEST_ARG2="-l${TINFO_ARG_SUFFIX}"
-               TICS_LIST="$SHLIB_LIST -l${TINFO_LIB_SUFFIX}"
-               TINFO_ARGS="-L${LIB_DIR} $TEST_ARGS"
+               if test "x$with_term_driver" != xno ; then
+                       TICS_LIST="$SHLIB_LIST -l${LIB_NAME}${DFT_ARG_SUFFIX}"
+                       TICS_LIBS="$TICS_LIBS -l${LIB_NAME}${DFT_ARG_SUFFIX}"
+                       TINFO_LIBS="-l${LIB_NAME}${DFT_ARG_SUFFIX} $TEST_ARGS"
+               else
+                       TICS_LIST="$SHLIB_LIST -l${TINFO_LIB_SUFFIX}"
+                       TINFO_LIBS="$TEST_ARGS"
+               fi
+               TINFO_LDFLAGS="-L${LIB_DIR}"
                SHLIB_LIST="$SHLIB_LIST -l${TINFO_LIB_SUFFIX}"
        fi
 else
                SHLIB_LIST="$SHLIB_LIST -l${TINFO_LIB_SUFFIX}"
        fi
 else
@@ -1775,19 +1796,20 @@ else
        TINFO_NAME=${LIB_NAME}
        TINFO_SUFFIX=${DFT_LIB_SUFFIX}
        TINFO_ARG_SUFFIX=${LIB_NAME}${DFT_ARG_SUFFIX}
        TINFO_NAME=${LIB_NAME}
        TINFO_SUFFIX=${DFT_LIB_SUFFIX}
        TINFO_ARG_SUFFIX=${LIB_NAME}${DFT_ARG_SUFFIX}
-       if test "$with_tic_depends" = yes ; then
+       if test "x$with_tic_depends" = xyes ; then
                TICS_LIST="$SHLIB_LIST -l${LIB_NAME}${DFT_ARG_SUFFIX}"
        else
                TICS_LIST="$SHLIB_LIST"
        fi
 
                TICS_LIST="$SHLIB_LIST -l${LIB_NAME}${DFT_ARG_SUFFIX}"
        else
                TICS_LIST="$SHLIB_LIST"
        fi
 
-       TINFO_ARGS="-L${LIB_DIR} -l${LIB_NAME}${DFT_ARG_SUFFIX}"
+       TINFO_LDFLAGS="-L${LIB_DIR}"
+       TINFO_LIBS="-l${LIB_NAME}${DFT_ARG_SUFFIX}"
 fi
 
 if test "$DFT_LWR_MODEL" = shared ; then
        case $cf_cv_system_name in #(vi
 fi
 
 if test "$DFT_LWR_MODEL" = shared ; then
        case $cf_cv_system_name in #(vi
-       cygwin*)
-               # "lib" files have ".dll.a" suffix, "cyg" files have ".dll"
+       cygwin*|msys*)
+               # "lib" files have ".dll.a" suffix, "cyg"or "msys-" files have ".dll"
                TINFO_SUFFIX=.dll
                ;;
        esac
                TINFO_SUFFIX=.dll
                ;;
        esac
@@ -1796,9 +1818,10 @@ fi
 AC_SUBST(TINFO_ARG_SUFFIX)
 AC_SUBST(TINFO_DEP_SUFFIX)
 AC_SUBST(TINFO_LIB_SUFFIX)
 AC_SUBST(TINFO_ARG_SUFFIX)
 AC_SUBST(TINFO_DEP_SUFFIX)
 AC_SUBST(TINFO_LIB_SUFFIX)
-AC_SUBST(TINFO_ARGS)
+AC_SUBST(TINFO_LDFLAGS)
+AC_SUBST(TINFO_LIBS)
 
 
-if test "$with_dlsym" = yes ; then
+if test "x$with_dlsym" = xyes ; then
        CF_REMOVE_LIB(TICS_LIST,$TICS_LIST,dl)
 fi
 
        CF_REMOVE_LIB(TICS_LIST,$TICS_LIST,dl)
 fi
 
@@ -1807,8 +1830,8 @@ if test "$DFT_LWR_MODEL" = "libtool"; then
 fi
 
 # needed for Ada95
 fi
 
 # needed for Ada95
-TINFO_ARGS2=`echo "$TINFO_ARGS" | sed -e 's,-L\.\./,-L../../,'`
-AC_SUBST(TINFO_ARGS2)
+TINFO_LDFLAGS2=`echo "$TINFO_LDFLAGS" | sed -e 's,-L\.\./,-L../../,'`
+AC_SUBST(TINFO_LDFLAGS2)
 
 case $DFT_LWR_MODEL in
 normal|debug|profile)
 
 case $DFT_LWR_MODEL in
 normal|debug|profile)
@@ -1817,10 +1840,15 @@ normal|debug|profile)
 esac
 
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(where we will install curses.h)
 esac
 
 AC_MSG_CHECKING(where we will install curses.h)
-test "$with_overwrite" = no && \
-test "x$includedir" = 'x${prefix}/include' && \
-       includedir='${prefix}/include/ncurses'${LIB_SUFFIX}
-AC_MSG_RESULT($includedir)
+AC_SUBST(includesubdir)
+includesubdir=
+if test "$with_overwrite" = no && \
+ ( test "x$includedir" = 'x${prefix}/include' || \
+   test "x$includedir" = "x${prefix}/include" )
+then
+       includesubdir="/ncurses${LIB_SUFFIX}"
+fi
+AC_MSG_RESULT(${includedir}${includesubdir})
 
 ### Resolve a conflict between normal and wide-curses by forcing applications
 ### that will need libutf8 to add it to their configure script.
 
 ### Resolve a conflict between normal and wide-curses by forcing applications
 ### that will need libutf8 to add it to their configure script.
@@ -1842,43 +1870,45 @@ NCURSES_TREE=
 AC_SUBST(NCURSES_TREE)
 
 ### predefined stuff for the test programs
 AC_SUBST(NCURSES_TREE)
 
 ### predefined stuff for the test programs
-AC_DEFINE(HAVE_SLK_COLOR)
+AC_DEFINE(HAVE_SLK_COLOR,1,[Define to 1 if we have slk_color for test-programs])
 
 ### Construct the list of subdirectories for which we'll customize makefiles
 ### with the appropriate compile-rules.
 
 CF_SRC_MODULES($modules_to_build)
 
 
 ### Construct the list of subdirectories for which we'll customize makefiles
 ### with the appropriate compile-rules.
 
 CF_SRC_MODULES($modules_to_build)
 
-if test "$cf_with_ada" != "no" && test "$cf_cv_prog_gnat_correct" != "no"; then
+if test "x$cf_with_ada" = "xyes" && test "x$cf_cv_prog_gnat_correct" = "xyes"; then
    SUB_MAKEFILES="$SUB_MAKEFILES Ada95/gen/adacurses${DFT_ARG_SUFFIX}-config:Ada95/gen/adacurses-config.in"
    SUB_MAKEFILES="$SUB_MAKEFILES Ada95/gen/adacurses${DFT_ARG_SUFFIX}-config:Ada95/gen/adacurses-config.in"
+   SUB_MAKEFILES="$SUB_MAKEFILES man/adacurses${DFT_ARG_SUFFIX}-config.1:man/MKada_config.in"
 fi
 
 CF_DIRS_TO_MAKE
 
 fi
 
 CF_DIRS_TO_MAKE
 
-AC_DEFINE_UNQUOTED(NCURSES_PATHSEP,'$PATH_SEPARATOR')
+# symbols that differ when compiling Ada95 by itself.
+NCURSES_SHLIB2='sh $(top_srcdir)/misc/shlib'
+AC_SUBST(NCURSES_SHLIB2)
 
 
-AC_DEFINE_UNQUOTED(NCURSES_VERSION_STRING, "${NCURSES_MAJOR}.${NCURSES_MINOR}.${NCURSES_PATCH}")
+# values to use as strings
+AC_DEFINE_UNQUOTED(NCURSES_PATHSEP,'$PATH_SEPARATOR',[Define to override ':' as library path-separator])
+
+AC_DEFINE_UNQUOTED(NCURSES_VERSION_STRING, "${NCURSES_MAJOR}.${NCURSES_MINOR}.${NCURSES_PATCH}",[Define to 1 if machine has ample memory for tic])
 
 ### Now that we're done running tests, add the compiler-warnings, if any
 CF_ADD_CFLAGS($EXTRA_CFLAGS)
 
 
 ### Now that we're done running tests, add the compiler-warnings, if any
 CF_ADD_CFLAGS($EXTRA_CFLAGS)
 
-### If we're building with rpath, try to link non-standard libs that way too.
-if test "$DFT_LWR_MODEL" = "shared"; then
-  CF_RPATH_HACK
-fi
-
 ### Define substitutions for header files to avoid name-pollution
 ### Define substitutions for header files to avoid name-pollution
-CF_SUBST_IF(["$cf_cv_have_tcgetattr" = yes], HAVE_TCGETATTR, 1, 0)
-CF_SUBST_IF(["$ac_cv_header_termio_h" = yes], HAVE_TERMIO_H, 1, 0)
-CF_SUBST_IF(["$ac_cv_header_termios_h" = yes], HAVE_TERMIOS_H, 1, 0)
+CF_SUBST_IF(["x$cf_cv_have_tcgetattr" = xyes], HAVE_TCGETATTR, 1, 0)
+CF_SUBST_IF(["x$ac_cv_header_termio_h" = xyes], HAVE_TERMIO_H, 1, 0)
+CF_SUBST_IF(["x$ac_cv_header_termios_h" = xyes], HAVE_TERMIOS_H, 1, 0)
 
 ################################################################################
 
 ################################################################################
-test "$use_database" = yes && \
+test "x$use_database" = xyes && \
 SUB_MAKEFILES="$SUB_MAKEFILES misc/run_tic.sh:misc/run_tic.in"
 
 SUB_MAKEFILES="$SUB_MAKEFILES misc/ncurses-config:misc/ncurses-config.in"
 SUB_MAKEFILES="$SUB_MAKEFILES misc/run_tic.sh:misc/run_tic.in"
 
 SUB_MAKEFILES="$SUB_MAKEFILES misc/ncurses-config:misc/ncurses-config.in"
+SUB_MAKEFILES="$SUB_MAKEFILES man/ncurses${DFT_ARG_SUFFIX}${cf_cv_abi_version}-config.1:man/MKncu_config.in"
 
 
-if test x"$enable_pc_files" = xyes ; then \
+if test "x$enable_pc_files" = xyes ; then \
 SUB_MAKEFILES="$SUB_MAKEFILES misc/gen-pkgconfig:misc/gen-pkgconfig.in"
 MAKE_PC_FILES=
 else
 SUB_MAKEFILES="$SUB_MAKEFILES misc/gen-pkgconfig:misc/gen-pkgconfig.in"
 MAKE_PC_FILES=
 else
@@ -1887,16 +1917,58 @@ fi
 AC_SUBST(MAKE_PC_FILES)
 AC_SUBST(cross_compiling)
 
 AC_SUBST(MAKE_PC_FILES)
 AC_SUBST(cross_compiling)
 
+AC_PATH_PROG(TIC_PATH,tic,unknown,$PATH:/usr/local/ncurses/bin)
+if test -n "$FALLBACK_LIST"
+then
+       if test "$TIC_PATH" = unknown
+       then
+               AC_MSG_WARN(no tic program found for fallbacks)
+       fi
+fi
+AC_SUBST(TIC_PATH)
+
+if test "x$cf_with_tests" != xno ; then
+       MAKE_TESTS=
+else
+       MAKE_TESTS="#"
+fi
+AC_SUBST(MAKE_TESTS)
+
+ADAHTML_DIR=../../doc/html/ada
+AC_SUBST(ADAHTML_DIR)
+
+# these could be configurable, but are not currently
+PANEL_NAME=panel
+MENU_NAME=menu
+FORM_NAME=form
+CXX_NAME=ncurses++
+
+AC_SUBST(PANEL_NAME)
+AC_SUBST(MENU_NAME)
+AC_SUBST(FORM_NAME)
+AC_SUBST(CXX_NAME)
+
+SUB_SCRIPTS=
+
 AC_OUTPUT( \
        include/MKterm.h.awk \
        include/curses.head:include/curses.h.in \
        include/ncurses_dll.h \
        include/termcap.h \
        include/unctrl.h \
 AC_OUTPUT( \
        include/MKterm.h.awk \
        include/curses.head:include/curses.h.in \
        include/ncurses_dll.h \
        include/termcap.h \
        include/unctrl.h \
+       $SUB_SCRIPTS \
        $SUB_MAKEFILES \
        Makefile,[
        $SUB_MAKEFILES \
        Makefile,[
-CF_PRG_RULES([$srcdir/test/mk-test.awk ECHO_LINK="$ECHO_LINK"], test)
+if test "x$cf_with_tests" != xno ; then
+       CF_PRG_RULES([$srcdir/test/mk-test.awk INSTALL=no ECHO_LINK="$ECHO_LD"], test)
+fi
 CF_LIB_RULES($SRC_SUBDIRS)
 CF_LIB_RULES($SRC_SUBDIRS)
+
+if test "x$cf_with_ada" = "xyes" && test "x$cf_cv_prog_gnat_correct" = "xyes"; then
+if test -z "$USE_OLD_MAKERULES" ; then
+       $AWK -f $srcdir/Ada95/mk-1st.awk <$srcdir/Ada95/src/modules >>Ada95/src/Makefile
+fi
+fi
 ],[
 ### Special initialization commands, used to pass information from the
 ### configuration-run into config.status
 ],[
 ### Special initialization commands, used to pass information from the
 ### configuration-run into config.status
@@ -1904,12 +1976,15 @@ CF_LIB_RULES($SRC_SUBDIRS)
 AWK="$AWK"
 DFT_ARG_SUFFIX="$DFT_ARG_SUFFIX"
 DFT_LWR_MODEL="$DFT_LWR_MODEL"
 AWK="$AWK"
 DFT_ARG_SUFFIX="$DFT_ARG_SUFFIX"
 DFT_LWR_MODEL="$DFT_LWR_MODEL"
-ECHO_LINK="$ECHO_LINK"
+ECHO_LD="$ECHO_LD"
 LDCONFIG="$LDCONFIG"
 LDCONFIG="$LDCONFIG"
+LIBTOOL_VERSION="$LIBTOOL_VERSION"
 LIB_NAME="$LIB_NAME"
 LIB_NAME="$LIB_NAME"
+LIB_PREFIX="$LIB_PREFIX"
 LIB_SUBSETS="$LIB_SUBSETS"
 LIB_SUFFIX="$LIB_SUFFIX"
 LIB_TRACING="$LIB_TRACING"
 LIB_SUBSETS="$LIB_SUBSETS"
 LIB_SUFFIX="$LIB_SUFFIX"
 LIB_TRACING="$LIB_TRACING"
+LN_S="$LN_S"
 MAKE_TERMINFO="$MAKE_TERMINFO"
 NCURSES_MAJOR="$NCURSES_MAJOR"
 NCURSES_MINOR="$NCURSES_MINOR"
 MAKE_TERMINFO="$MAKE_TERMINFO"
 NCURSES_MAJOR="$NCURSES_MAJOR"
 NCURSES_MINOR="$NCURSES_MINOR"
@@ -1920,12 +1995,14 @@ TERMINFO="$TERMINFO"
 TICS_ARG_SUFFIX="$TICS_ARG_SUFFIX"
 TICS_LIB_SUFFIX="$TICS_LIB_SUFFIX"
 TICS_NAME="$TICS_NAME"
 TICS_ARG_SUFFIX="$TICS_ARG_SUFFIX"
 TICS_LIB_SUFFIX="$TICS_LIB_SUFFIX"
 TICS_NAME="$TICS_NAME"
+TIC_PATH="$TIC_PATH"
 TINFO_ARG_SUFFIX="$TINFO_ARG_SUFFIX"
 TINFO_LIB_SUFFIX="$TINFO_LIB_SUFFIX"
 TINFO_NAME="$TINFO_NAME"
 TINFO_SUFFIX="$TINFO_SUFFIX"
 TINFO_ARG_SUFFIX="$TINFO_ARG_SUFFIX"
 TINFO_LIB_SUFFIX="$TINFO_LIB_SUFFIX"
 TINFO_NAME="$TINFO_NAME"
 TINFO_SUFFIX="$TINFO_SUFFIX"
+USE_OLD_MAKERULES="$USE_OLD_MAKERULES"
 WITH_CURSES_H="$with_curses_h"
 WITH_CURSES_H="$with_curses_h"
-WITH_ECHO="$with_echo"
+WITH_ECHO="${enable_echo:=yes}"
 WITH_OVERWRITE="$with_overwrite"
 cf_LIST_MODELS="$cf_list_models"
 cf_cv_abi_version="$cf_cv_abi_version"
 WITH_OVERWRITE="$with_overwrite"
 cf_LIST_MODELS="$cf_list_models"
 cf_cv_abi_version="$cf_cv_abi_version"
@@ -1935,16 +2012,22 @@ cf_cv_enable_lp64="$cf_cv_enable_lp64"
 cf_cv_enable_opaque="$cf_cv_enable_opaque"
 cf_cv_prog_CC_c_o=$cf_cv_prog_CC_c_o
 cf_cv_prog_CXX_c_o=$cf_cv_prog_CXX_c_o
 cf_cv_enable_opaque="$cf_cv_enable_opaque"
 cf_cv_prog_CC_c_o=$cf_cv_prog_CC_c_o
 cf_cv_prog_CXX_c_o=$cf_cv_prog_CXX_c_o
+cf_cv_prog_gnat_correct=$cf_cv_prog_gnat_correct
 cf_cv_rel_version="$cf_cv_rel_version"
 cf_cv_rm_so_locs="$cf_cv_rm_so_locs"
 cf_cv_shared_soname='$cf_cv_shared_soname'
 cf_cv_shlib_version="$cf_cv_shlib_version"
 cf_cv_shlib_version_infix="$cf_cv_shlib_version_infix"
 cf_cv_system_name="$cf_cv_system_name"
 cf_cv_rel_version="$cf_cv_rel_version"
 cf_cv_rm_so_locs="$cf_cv_rm_so_locs"
 cf_cv_shared_soname='$cf_cv_shared_soname'
 cf_cv_shlib_version="$cf_cv_shlib_version"
 cf_cv_shlib_version_infix="$cf_cv_shlib_version_infix"
 cf_cv_system_name="$cf_cv_system_name"
+cf_cv_term_driver="$with_term_driver"
+cf_with_ada="$cf_with_ada"
 cf_with_cxx_binding="$cf_with_cxx_binding"
 cf_with_cxx_binding="$cf_with_cxx_binding"
+cf_with_db_install="$cf_with_db_install"
 cf_with_manpages="$cf_with_manpages"
 cf_with_manpages="$cf_with_manpages"
+cf_with_tests="$cf_with_tests"
+with_shared_cxx="$with_shared_cxx"
 host="$host"
 target="$target"
 
 ],cat)dnl
 host="$host"
 target="$target"
 
 ],cat)dnl
-${MAKE-make} preinstall
+${MAKE:-make} preinstall