Subject: Re: ncurses 4.2?
To: Simon Burge <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/05/1999 10:28:59
On Wed, 5 May 1999, Simon Burge wrote:

: > #  Is there a reason that we've got ncurses 1.9.9g in pkgsrc and
: > #  not ncurses 4.2?  If the answer is "no one's got around to it",
: > #  I'll start.  If there's any other reasons, speak up!
: > 
: > I think someone had lisc. fears about it..  But if your going to be sticking
: > your head into ncurses.. can I beg you to libtool the build?
: Off the top of my head the licencing for 4.2 is _much_ better than for
: 1.9.9.

...and if no one really objects, I already have a pkg for ncurses 4.2 that
can be retested (it's rather dusty ;) and committed.  `Any objections?'

: As far as libtool - I've managed to hide from it so far.  Is there a 30
: second primer around anywhere?


I don't even know how much doc is out there.  I know some is in Packages.txt
... I really should document it better.

-- Todd Vierling (Personal; Bus.