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Re: ncurses, call for assistance
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: Charles Wilson <cygwin at cwilson dot fastmail dot fm>
- Cc: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2003 10:40:22 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: ncurses, call for assistance
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- Reply-to: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
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 While that library is no longer current (far from it), it is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
> 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.
> Or I'll have to (prematurely?) remove that compatibility DLL.
Are you sure you didn't use .gz back then? ;-)
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