two differents version of unctrl.h, one in cygwin-1.1.7 and one in ncurses-5.2

Robert Collins robert.collins@itdomain.com.au
Tue Jan 16 04:32:00 GMT 2001


What's done on *BSD and GNU/linux ?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Charles Wilson" <cwilson@ece.gatech.edu>
To: "Earnie Boyd" <cygwin@cygwin.com>
Cc: "Dr. Volker Zell" <Dr.Volker.Zell@oracle.com>; <cygwin@sources.redhat.com>
Sent: Tuesday, January 16, 2001 11:31 PM
Subject: Re: two differents version of unctrl.h, one in cygwin-1.1.7 and one in ncurses-5.2


> Earnie Boyd wrote:
> > 
> > Charles Wilson wrote:
> > >
> > > I'll release a new ncurses where the ncurses version of unctrl.h is
> > > renamed 'nunctrl.h' and change all internal ncurses references to point
> > > to the new file.  But I can't guarantee any time frame on that.
> > >
> > 
> > I don't know about the rest of this list but I would prefer it be
> > /usr/include/ncurses/unctrl.h.  It is then obvious as to what it is
> > for.  If you name it nunctrl.h then it won't be that obvious.
> 
> But if I do that, then where should all the other include files for
> ncurses go?  It's really odd for them to be split between /usr/include
> and /usr/include/ncurses/ .  However, ncurses is not like readline -- it
> doesn't like to install its header files into a subdirectory of
> /usr/include.  (e.g. the #include directives for most packages that
> depend on ncurses reference <curses.h>, not <ncurses/curses.h>.  This
> also goes for the ncurses header files themselves -- they
> inter-reference <foo.h>, not <ncurses/foo.h> or "foo.h".
> 
> --Chuck
> 
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