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[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: terminfo-5.3-1
- From: Charles Wilson <cwilson at ece dot gatech dot edu>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sun, 9 Mar 2003 18:36:33 -0500 (EST)
- Subject: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: terminfo-5.3-1
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
The terminfo package has been updated to version 5.3-1. It
contains the terminfo database that enables proper operation
of ncurses-based applications. Normally, the terminfo database
is distributed WITH ncurses; but we've split it out to enable
updates on an accelarated schedule. If needed. Not that it has been.
CHANGES (since 5.2-3)
o update to the improved ncurses-5.3 terminfo.src
- you do NOT need to install the 'test' ncurses-5.3 packages to
use this release of terminfo. It will work fine with your
existing ncurses-5.2 libraries and programs.
- some improvements to the TERM=cygwin mode from Thomas Dickey
terminfo volunteer maintainer for cygwin
To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link
on the http://cygwin.com/ web page. This downloads setup.exe to your
system. Then, run setup and update the terminfo package.
Note that we have recently stopped downloads from sources.redhat.com
(aka cygwin.com) due to bandwidth limitations. This means that you
will need to find a mirror which has this update.
In the US,
is a reliable high bandwidth connection.
In the UK,
is usually up-to-date within 48 hours.
If one of the above doesn't have the latest version of this package
then you can either wait for the site to be updated or find another
If you have questions or comments, please send them to the Cygwin
mailing list at: cygwin at cygwin dot com . I would appreciate if you would
use this mailing list rather than emailing me directly. This includes
ideas and comments about the setup utility or Cygwin in general.
If you want to make a point or ask a question, the Cygwin mailing list
is the appropriate place.
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