Subject: Re: ncurses 4.2?
To: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Simon Burge <email@example.com>
Date: 05/06/1999 08:56:07
Todd Vierling wrote:
> 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?'
Not from me :-)
> : 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.
Well, if you're gonna do the ncurses 4.2 package, the immediate need is
relaxed somewhat... Hmm, I just looked at Packages.txt and it would
seem to be what I was looking for anyways!