[ANNOUNCEMENT] [1.7] Updated: {ncurses/libncurses-devel/ncurses-demo}-5.7-11; New: libncurses9-5.7-11

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Mon Mar 2 17:19:00 GMT 2009

On Mar  1 17:28, Charles Wilson wrote:
> ncurses is a package that provides character and terminal handling
> libraries, including 'gui-like' panels and menus.  It is often used
> instead of termcap.
> [[ compiled using gcc-3.4.4-3 ]]
> NOTE TO MAINTAINERS: You may need to add -ltinfo to LIBS when linking
> against ncurses.

Is that really necessary?  I'm wondering if the gain isn't overshadowed
by the additional requirement at configure time.  I don't see this lib
on my Linux box either.  And it might hurt configuring OOTB.


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