configure: add ncursesw detecting [try 2]

Anatoly Lyutin vostok at
Thu Jan 4 08:42:05 CST 2007

Alexandre Julliard wrote:
> Vitaly Lipatov <lav at> writes:
>> We can't get correct non latin output in utfed console with normal ncurses. As 
>> far as I know there is some problems in normal ncurses with utf8 (multbyte 
>> symbols)... Only ncursesw supports utf8 output correctly (and wide char)... I 
>> am wrong?
> I don't know, maybe not, curses isn't exactly a great API...
> In any case, you'll need to send the rest of the code, I'd like to see
> how you are using it before adding configure checks.
This patch fixs wineconsole for non latin symbols. If we have ncursesw 
we use unicode functions to console output.
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