configure: add ncursesw detecting [try 2]

Dmitry Timoshkov dmitry at
Wed Jan 10 01:31:43 CST 2007

"Vitaly Lipatov" <lav at> wrote:

> > Most likely the real fixes in your patch are changing CP_ACP to CP_UNIXCP
> > and getting rid of hardcoded vkkeyscan_table. Do you have an evidence that
> > ncurses is so much broken that it really can't handle UTF-8? Does it work
> > if you change the locale to a not UTF-8 one?
> Dmitry, as I already post in this thread, we have test program which does not 
> print correctly ever in UTF-8 locale.
> Usual ncurses works in 8-bit locales like koi8-r correctly, but we can't 
> output in utf8 locale.

Have you been able to see any cyrillic text in wineconsole with the curses
backend at all? Even after changing CP_ACP to CP_UNIXCP I don't see anything.
This is with a KOI8-R locale. We need to make this configuration work first.


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