finch charset issue

Ethan Blanton elb at
Mon Feb 27 14:46:09 EST 2012

Vegard Hammerseth spake unto us the following wisdom:
> I have removed system finch and recompiled/installed the new one without
> luck.
> I think it's worth mentioning that finch is installed as a regular user in
> my homedir.
> How do I check which ncurse it use?

As my first email said use ldd.  Run 'ldd `which finch`', and you will
get a ton of output.  One of the lines will mention libncurses,
something like: => /lib/ (0xb7481000)

If it says libncurses, not libncursesw, that's likely your problem.

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