[arch-dev-public] ncurses wide-char only testing
aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Tue Aug 12 15:08:22 EDT 2008
On Sun, Aug 10, 2008 at 5:51 AM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Aaron Griffin wrote:
>> On Sat, Aug 2, 2008 at 4:23 AM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> I have set up a repo with an ncurses version that only has wide-charater
>>> libraries and rebuilt as many packages as I knew needed a rebuild. See
>>> http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/User:Allan/ncursesw for details and
>>> repo location. There are about a dozen build failures that I haven't
>>> looked into yet.
>>> I am using the packages now and have yet to find a problem so I would
>>> appreciate some testing from others, especially people using other
>>> Only word of caution is that I haven't used ldd on the kde packages yet
>>> there may be some rebuilds there that I don't know about. Also I had to
>>> a version bump of util-linux-ng and a patchlevel bump on vi.
>> Just making this more visible. I can test this and all, but I'm
>> sitting here in en_US mode, so it'd be appretiated if some people who
>> use other locales, especially those that typically cause us issues
>> (ru?) could test - this includes users as well.
>> Let me know.
> Giving this one final bump before I move the rebuilds to testing. I have
> had some reports from people with European locales that things are working
> and some improvements have been noticed.
> Anybody using Russian or Asian locales who can give this a test? Contact me
> if x86_64 builds would be useful in testing and I can start those builds
I'll give you my stamp of "great job, go on forward". I've seen no
huge issues yet, and moving it to testing will give us better test
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