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

Earnie Boyd
Tue Jan 16 12:27:00 GMT 2001

Mumit Khan wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Jan 2001, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> > In this case, I'm not sure exactly why newlib has a unctrl.h file, though.
> > I'm willing to use the ncurses version instead if that is the consensus.
> > The ncurses layout on my linux system seems to be different than cygwin
> > though so I don't see a clear correspondence.
> Newlib has a bunch of stuff thrown in that may be there just for
> historical reasons, or to support certain targets. I don't see any
> other reason for newlib to contain unctrl. I have yet to see a non-
> curses program include unctrl.h, but of course someone must've done
> it for it to be included in newlib. Is there a problem in ncurses
> one overwriting the newlib one? I can't see it offhand, but that's
> untested.

The problem will be the other way 'round.  If there is a new release of
the Cygwin runtime it will overlay the header from ncurses.


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