grub: disable floating ncurses dependency for GPLv2 version

Submitted by Paul Eggleton on Aug. 1, 2013, 5:17 p.m. | Patch ID: 54933


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Commit 2ca75dd0718ec37d7f131b8bcd841de6e876bd07
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Paul Eggleton Aug. 1, 2013, 5:17 p.m.
A dependency was being added on ncurses conditionally upon whether it
had been built first. Explicitly disable this dependency to stop this
from happening.

Note that grub 2.x does not need this same fix because ncurses is only
used when building grub-emu, which is only built when the specified
target platform is "emu" which we do not use.

Signed-off-by: Paul Eggleton <>
 meta/recipes-bsp/grub/ | 2 ++
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)

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diff --git a/meta/recipes-bsp/grub/ b/meta/recipes-bsp/grub/
index 6971193..38f3912 100644
--- a/meta/recipes-bsp/grub/
+++ b/meta/recipes-bsp/grub/
@@ -26,6 +26,8 @@  inherit autotools
 COMPATIBLE_HOST = "i.86.*-linux"
+EXTRA_OECONF = "--without-curses"
 do_install_append_vmware() {
 	mkdir -p ${D}/boot/
 	ln -sf ../usr/lib/grub/{$TARGET_ARCH}{$TARGET_VENDOR}/ ${D}/boot/grub