terminfo [Re: console enhancements: mouse events etc]

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Tue Feb 23 14:15:00 GMT 2010

On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 11:00:28AM +0100, Thomas Wolff wrote:
>> Thomas Wolff wrote:
>>> Actually, I just remember again that I though I should change the
>>> terminfo entry too. Just - where's the source to patch?
>> http://mirrors.kernel.org/sources.redhat.com/cygwin/release/terminfo/terminfo-5.7_20091114-13-src.tar.bz2
>> That -src package is basically just a wrapper around terminfo.src from
>> ncurses-5.7 (as of patch level 20091114).  So, the ultimate upstream
>> source is actually ncurses.  But I split it out specifically so that we
>> could do faster updates of terminfo (rebuilding all of ncurses simply to
>> change two characters in /usr/share/terminfo/[63|c]/cygwin is rather silly).
>> So, send me patches against terminfo.src from that -src tarball, and
>> once we've got it figured out, I'll push it upstream to the ncurses
>> maintainer.
>Sorry for the slightly late response. Attached is a small patch.

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