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Re: Is there going to be a post-5.9 ncurses release in the near future?

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: Is there going to be a post-5.9 ncurses release in the near future?
Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2015 21:03:00 -0400
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On Mon, Apr 27, 2015 at 12:07:49PM +0100, Fotis Georgatos wrote:
> Hi,
> In relation to C++ and ncurses, ref. (I'm not expert in this):
> https://github.com/hpcugent/easybuild-easyconfigs/pull/225#issuecomment-16603167
> is there going to be any release of the ncurses/5.9 or ncurses/5.A type?!

I am working toward that goal, yes.  I have at least one more iteration
on the configure/build-scripts after fixing some regressions from the
current phase (which is to get some better testing of packaged versions
of ncurses).
> I'm impartial to ncurses practices, however I am with the impression that
> many/most linux distros have been largely stuck to 5.9:
> http://www.rpmfind.net/linux/rpm2html/search.php?query=ncurses&submit=Search+

Actually, "stuck" is what I'm working to address with the symbol versioning
and so forth.  But if you notice, those "5.9" packages have a variety of

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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