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Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2001 10:20:41 +0200
From: Corinna Vinschen <cygwin-apps AT cygwin DOT com>
To: cygapp <cygwin-apps AT cygwin DOT com>
Subject: Re: [RFD] ncurses update
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In-Reply-To: <3BA68DB0.20308@ece.gatech.edu>; from cwilson@ece.gatech.edu on Mon, Sep 17, 2001 at 07:56:32PM -0400

On Mon, Sep 17, 2001 at 07:56:32PM -0400, Charles Wilson wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >>>Splitting is ok but what about just naming the file `ncurses5-5.2-1'?
> >>>The package would be nearer to the other ncurses package in setup's
> >>>package dialog.
> >>>
> >>
> >>No objections here -- but Red Hat doesn't do it that way (nor does any 
> >>other RPM-based distro).  Don't we want to be like Red Hat?
> 
> 
> Also, then you'd have "ncurses5" and "ncurses6" -- which contain just 
> the dll's, along with "ncurses" which contains the executables and man 
> pages.  That just doesn't seem to make much sense to me.

??? I never said so.  I was talking about the current package called
"ncurses" and the old compatibility package called "curses5".

Corinna

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