[RFA] Avoid infinite height for mingw GDB
Wed Oct 17 19:19:00 GMT 2012
> Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2012 09:55:42 -0700
> From: Joel Brobecker <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Cc: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
> > How about if we abandon the windows-termcap.c kludge entirely, and
> > instead use a MinGW build of ncurses? It builds out of the box, and
> > you can find a precompiled binary here:
> > http://sourceforge.net/projects/ezwinports/files/ncurses-5.9-w32-bin.zip/download
> Is it the standard ncurses that now builds out of the box on MinGW,
> or a modified version?
There's a couple of small changes there (see DIFFS in the source zip),
but they are not necessary to build ncurses out of the box.
> > Any objections?
> It makes building GDB from sources a little harder on Windows/MinGW,
> but I think that would be fine.
If no one beats me to it, I'll try to build GDB with ncurses when I
> In the meantime, if it's a larger project, I suggest we can put the hack
> I provided in place. I don't think it'll harm us, and it should solve
> Pierre's issue while we work on using ncurses.
I don't object.
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