Updated Pine-4.44-3

Eduardo Chappa chappa@math.washington.edu
Wed Oct 16 16:01:00 GMT 2002


  I have updated the version of Pine to 4.44-3. This version tries to fix
problems detected with Pine when using the cygwin terminal. I am *VERY*
interested in knowing any problems that are found when running Pine in
different terminals, so PLEASE report them to the cygwin mailing list. In
that way I can work on them before version 4.50 be released (coming soon,
but don't know when). This will be the last release of the 4.44-X series.

  The problems fixed are the following:

  - The cygwin terminal has a bug that does not allow Pine to use a
scroll region, although the cygwin terminal advertises such capability. As
far as I understand a fix will come in future versions of Cygwin, but for
now we change the method that we use to write in the screen in order to
avoid this bug.

  - The cygwin terminal scrolls automatically when a character is written
in the lower right corner, which makes the screen look messy when Pine
uses colors (this does not happen in the "black and white" screen). A
workaround within Pine was found for this too.

  More information relevant to this release can be found in the file

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 answer all of the questions.

In the US,
is a reliable high bandwidth connection.

In Germany,
is usually pretty good.

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

The setup.exe program will figure out what needs to be updated on your
system and will install newer packages automatically.

If you have questions or comments, please send them to the Cygwin
mailing list at: cygwin@cygwin.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.

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