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Patched ncurses to 5.7-20101023

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-- sale, use or other dealings in this Software without prior written --
-- authorization. --
--- $Id: INSTALL,v 1.147 2010/09/04 20:57:46 tom Exp $
+-- $Id: INSTALL,v 1.148 2010/10/23 22:41:32 tom Exp $
How to install Ncurses/Terminfo on your system
@@ -525,6 +525,10 @@ SUMMARY OF CONFIGURE OPTIONS:
may not be accurate, or that your stty settings have disabled the use
of tabs.
+ --enable-interop
+ Compile-in experimental interop bindings. These provide generic types
+ for the form-library.
Controls whether the filesystem on which the terminfo database resides
supports mixed-case filenames (normal for UNIX, but not on other
@@ -586,6 +590,11 @@ SUMMARY OF CONFIGURE OPTIONS:
is not strictly compatible. This option allows one to implement this
alteration without patching the source code.
+ --enable-sp-funcs
+ Compile-in support for extended functions which accept a SCREEN pointer,
+ reducing the need for juggling the global SP value with set_term() and
+ delscreen().
If your system supports symbolic links, make tic use symbolic links
rather than hard links to save diskspace when writing aliases in the
@@ -597,6 +606,11 @@ SUMMARY OF CONFIGURE OPTIONS:
capabilities as user-defined strings. This option is the default,
unless you have disabled the extended functions.
+ --enable-term-driver
+ Enable experimental terminal-driver. This is currently used for the
+ MinGW port, by providing a way to substitute the low-level terminfo
+ library with different terminal drivers.
Compile in support for reading terminal descriptions from termcap if no
match is found in the terminfo database. See also the --enable-getcap
@@ -660,6 +674,10 @@ SUMMARY OF CONFIGURE OPTIONS:
correspond with that in <stdbool.h>, or defaults to platform-specific
+ --with-build-cpp=XXX
+ This option is provided by the same macro used for $BUILD_CC, etc.,
+ but is not directly used by ncurses.
If cross-compiling, specify a host C compiler, which is needed to
compile a few utilities which generate source modules for ncurses.
@@ -25,7 +25,7 @@
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-- authorization. --
--- $Id: NEWS,v 1.1599 2010/10/09 20:20:06 tom Exp $
+-- $Id: NEWS,v 1.1605 2010/10/23 21:50:05 tom Exp $
This is a log of changes that ncurses has gone through since Zeyd started
@@ -45,6 +45,22 @@ See the AUTHORS file for the corresponding full names.
Changes through 1.9.9e did not credit all contributions;
it is not possible to add this information.
+ + correct parsing of relative tab-stops in tabs program (report by
+ Philip Ganchev).
+ + adjust configure script so that "t" is not added to library suffix
+ when weak-symbols are used, allowing the pthread configuration to
+ more closely match the non-thread naming (report by Werner Fink).
+ + modify configure check for tic program, used for fallbacks, to a
+ warning if not found. This makes it simpler to use additonal
+ scripts to bootstrap the fallbacks code using tic from the build
+ tree (report by Werner Fink).
+ + fix several places in configure script using ${variable-value} form.
+ + modify configure macro CF_LDFLAGS_STATIC to accommodate some loaders
+ which do not support selectively linking against static libraries
+ (report by John P. Hartmann)
+ + fix an unescaped dash in man/tset.1 (report by Sven Joachim).
+ correct comparison used for setting 16-colors in linux-16color
entry (Novell #644831) -TD
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