Subject: Colour curses programs now default to white on black
To: NetBSD current-users mailing list <>
From: Julian Coleman <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/04/2002 18:00:48
I've made some changes to our curses code to comply with the SUSv2 [*]
specifications.  This means that colour curses-using programs will now
display as white on black by default.

Some programs in pkgsrc (e.g. lynx and mutt) will use the functions
use_default_colors() and assume_default_colors() that have also been
added, and will use the terminal default or user-specified default
colours.  However, they will need to be recompiled in order to do this.


[*] See :
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