Subject: Re: curses strangeness, Cannot fork messages
To: Brett Lymn <email@example.com>
From: Gary Duzan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/28/1999 22:21:34
In Message <199906290204.LAA06366@mallee.awadi> ,
email@example.com (Brett Lymn) wrote:
=>According to Ross Harvey:
=>>That actually makes this problem worse in a way, because if the file is
=>>less than 60 lines (and most of the admin files are) then I *can't* space
=>>forward or backwards, and if the file has been modified, I can't even quit
=>>and restart easily.
=>Is true. I don't think it makes sense to argue about what you could
=>and couldn't do to survive the lossage. Both Simon and I managed to
=>spot the bug within an hour of each other (Simon got there first :-)
=>so the problem should now have gone away, modulo broken-ness of things
=>compiled between the two patches.
So, to summarize, I take it that the latest change will allow old
curses binaries to function as expected?
Gary D. Duzan