terminfo [Re: console enhancements: mouse events etc]

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Tue Feb 23 15:45:00 GMT 2010


On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 03:53:28PM +0100, Thomas Wolff wrote:
>>
>> On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 11:00:28AM +0100, Thomas Wolff wrote:
>>    
>>>> Thomas Wolff wrote:
>>>>
>>>>        
>>>>> Actually, I just remember again that I though I should change the
>>>>> terminfo entry too. Just - where's the source to patch?
>>>>>
>>>>>          
>>>> http://mirrors.kernel.org/sources.redhat.com/cygwin/release/terminfo/terminfo-5.7_20091114-13-src.tar.bz2
>>>>
>>>> That -src package is basically just a wrapper around terminfo.src from
>>>> ncurses-5.7 (as of patch level 20091114).  So, the ultimate upstream
>>>> source is actually ncurses.  But I split it out specifically so that we
>>>> could do faster updates of terminfo (rebuilding all of ncurses simply to
>>>> change two characters in /usr/share/terminfo/[63|c]/cygwin is rather silly).
>>>>
>>>> So, send me patches against terminfo.src from that -src tarball, and
>>>> once we've got it figured out, I'll push it upstream to the ncurses
>>>> maintainer.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>        
>>> Sorry for the slightly late response. Attached is a small patch.
>>>      
>> Wrong mailing list.
>>
>>    
>Really? I thought it was a patch, even if to go upstream. And Charles 
>had requested it on that list.

In what you quoted above Chuck said "send me patches".  He didn't say
send patches to cygwin-patches.

>No I wonder whether this is the right one...

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