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Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2001 17:06:01 -0400
From: Christopher Faylor <cgf AT redhat DOT com>
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Subject: Re: ask for delivering cygwin 1.1.8 with kde 1.1.2
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In-Reply-To: <20010613151508.C9723@redhat.com>; from cgf@redhat.com on Wed, Jun 13, 2001 at 03:15:08PM -0400

On Wed, Jun 13, 2001 at 03:15:08PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>On Wed, Jun 13, 2001 at 01:30:27PM -0400, Charles S. Wilson wrote:
>>Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>> 
>>> The check_for_executable global is actually not used in 1.3.2.  This
>>> was a 1.3.1 thing.  It should eventually disappear.  There is no
>>> need for a patch.
>>
>>!@%!@#$
>>
>>So you're saying I need to produce an updated version of ncurses that is
>>compiled under 1.3.2 (so that it won't look for check_for_executable),
>>right?
>
>Binaries built with 1.3.1 will continue to work with 1.3.2 and beyond.
>I haven't given up on the backwards compatibility committment.
>
>The check_for_executable variable is no longer used in any header files
>but it still exists.
                    ^
                    in the dll.

cgf

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