Subject: Re: __RCSID in changed libcurses source files
To: None <J.D.Coleman@newcastle.ac.uk>
From: Mike Long <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/22/1997 11:38:25
>From: Julian Coleman <J.D.Coleman@newcastle.ac.uk>
>Date: Tue, 22 Jul 1997 16:10:06 +0100 (BST)
>I've been hacking on libcurses recently and noticed a few changes today. I
>pulled across the files and tried to compile them. They contain constructs
Did it fail to compile? Did you remember to run 'make includes' to
install a current <sys/cdefs.h>?
>static char sccsid = "@(#)unctrl.c 8.1 (Berkeley) 6/4/93";
>__RCSID("$NetBSD: unctrl.c,v 1.7 1997/07/22 07:37:12 mikel Exp $");
>#endif /* not lint */
>Am I missing something, or shouldn't that be there? It's just a repeat
>of the first line of the file anyway.
The __RCSID() macro embeds the RCSid into the object file; see
>Also what is unctrl.h used for? It doesn't seem to be included by anything
>in the libcurses distribution.
It's used only by some curses apps, IIRC.
Mike Long <email@example.com> http://www.shore.net/~mikel
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