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Re: ncurses abi number

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: ncurses abi number
Date: Mon, 27 Mar 2006 14:17:51 -0500 (EST)

On Wed, 22 Mar 2006, Folkert van Heusden wrote:


Could you please increase the ncurses ABI number? Linux distributions (I

That's going about the problem backwards.  The various distributions
are welcome to package ncurses extended color feature, which requires
ABI 6.  My changing the default ABI number (which is really what you're
suggesting) wouldn't have any effect.

verified debian and gentoon) do not enable 256 color mode as it breaks
compatibility with existing applications and imho it is about time that
console applications get fancier.

Folkert van Heusden

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