ncurses, call for assistance

Igor Pechtchanski
Wed Sep 3 14:40:00 GMT 2003

On Wed, 3 Sep 2003, Charles Wilson wrote:

> I noticed that libncurses5-5.2-1 is currently distributed without
> source.  While that library is no longer current (far from it), it is
> possible that some users may still be using binaries that link against it.
> Therefore, I'd like to keep it on the server for another few months at
> least.  However, one of the problems with 'external-source:' is that
> when the "parent" becomes obsolete, the maintainer (that's absent-minded
> me) must remember to
>    1) change the DLL package's setup.hint to no longer say external-source
>    2) move a copy of the parent's -src package into the DLL package's
> directory, suitably renamed.
> Apparently, I did not do this.  So, I'm looking for
>    ncurses-5.2-1-src.tar.bz2
> as originally distributed via the cygwin mirrors.  I can't find it in my
> own archives, and it's long since disappeared from the net.
> Help?
> Or I'll have to (prematurely?) remove that compatibility DLL.
> --
> Chuck


Are you sure you didn't use .gz back then? ;-)
Try <>.
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