1.7.1 release date?

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Thu Nov 19 17:17:00 GMT 2009

On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 05:21:16PM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Nov 19 10:58, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 04:17:36PM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> >On Nov 19 09:04, Charles Wilson wrote:
>> >> 1) Any additional functions Eric Blake thinks we should export/add
>> >> before 1.7.1 -- as opposed to down the road in 1.7.(N+1).  He seems to
>> >> find a new one every week or so.
>> >
>> >What's your actual concern here?  Can you rephrase a bit?
>> These are not show stoppers.  In fact, given that we should be in code
>> freeze right now, you could make the argument that they shouldn't be going
>> in at all since they don't represent regressions.
>The sleep change sounds good, but it doesn't look essential, actually.
>> We should consider termcap dead at this point.  I don't even have a
>> /etc/termcap on my most recent Ubuntu and gentoo systems and I obviously
>> haven't missed it.
>> Currently only tetext claims to still use termcap but I wouldn't be
>> surprised to find that was not true.
>tcsh uses termcap as well, unfortunately.

Then the tcsh setup.hint is missing a dependency.

>> So, I wouldn't mind if it was either removed or subsumed by ncurses
>> since every linux distro that I know of which still has it seems to
>> generate it from infotocap.
>...preferredly generated from the info files.

That's what infotocap does.


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