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Subject: RE: ncurses announcement - trial run
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Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2001 12:22:44 +1000
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From: "Robert Collins" <robert DOT collins AT itdomain DOT com DOT au>
To: "Charles Wilson" <cwilson AT ece DOT gatech DOT edu>, <cygwin-apps AT cygwin DOT com>
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Should the man pages be in with the .dlls? Or at least the end user ones
that refer to setting TERM etc?

Could the static library and header tarball be called ncurses-dev-5.2-6
? (I hope the reason is obvious :})

I don't think the linktime requirement is a biggy. Some folk will
complain "I updated and now my *** app won't link". Other will read the
README :|. No way around it though - with one exception.

We could release the cygwin binutils with --auto-import on by default.
(Without propogating that change upstream).


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Charles Wilson [mailto:cwilson AT ece DOT gatech DOT edu]
> Sent: Thursday, September 20, 2001 11:51 AM
> To: cygwin-apps AT cygwin DOT com
> Subject: ncurses announcement - trial run
> Does anyone have any objections to the following...content and 
> presentation?  (I'm being a bit paranoid here because I sense 
> that I am 
> setting a precedent, and I want to get it right).
> Also, will the requirement to use '-Wl,--enable-auto-import' when 
> linking dynamically -- at least until it becomes the default -- cause 
> undue hardship?  Corinna?
> --Chuck

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