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RE: ncurses announcement - trial run
- To: "Charles Wilson" <cwilson at ece dot gatech dot edu>
- Subject: RE: ncurses announcement - trial run
- From: "Robert Collins" <robert dot collins at itdomain dot com dot au>
- Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2001 13:03:56 +1000
- Cc: <cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Charles Wilson [mailto:email@example.com]
> Robert Collins wrote:
> > Should the man pages be in with the .dlls? Or at least the
> end user ones
> > that refer to setting TERM etc?
> I was just following the lead of the other distros RPMS.
> Besides, what
> you suggest would cause conflicts -- both libncurses5 and libncurses6
> would contains these man pages, leading to ordering problems with
> upgrades (Or, forcing me to update libncurses6 MERELY because
> libncurses7 is coming out -- update 6 so NOT include those man pages.
> But then you STILL have ordering problems.)
Ah, yes I see that now :[.
> > Could the static library and header tarball be called
> > ? (I hope the reason is obvious :})
> 'ncurses-devel' package -- but decided to let necessity be my
> guide --
fair enough. Only askin'.
> That's up to Chris. Having just pestered him to release a
> new version
> with Ralf's fix, I'd prefer to wait before (a) bugging him again (b)
> slamming the mirrors with Yet Another Update. Besides, there's a few
> more items on the TODO list for binutils; it'd be nice to
> push some of
> that thru before the next binutils rev.
I guess the other option, if you want to avoid the folk-who-cannot-read
problem is to hold off for the next binutils and do the above then. (But
I'm sure you've already considered that).