[arch-dev-public] [signoff] ncurses 5.6-8

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Sun Aug 31 00:07:33 EDT 2008

On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 6:20 AM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have been told that not including the libncurses.so.5 library breaks
> "many, many, many" binary blobs so I had to re-include that in the ncurses
> package.  Building on Arch will still link to the wide-character libraries.
>  It does now mean that the total rebuild was not necessary but given over
> two thirds of the packages rebuilt had some sort of clean-up
> (license/arch/md5sum/man page) and that wide-character support is good, it
> was not a complete waste.
> So signoff both arches please.  I would like to move these on Monday if
> possible.
> As a reminder of the [core] rebuilds that occured are:
> bash
> readline
> dialog
> gettext
> grub
> less
> nano
> procinfo
> procps
> psmisc
> texinfo
> util-linux-ng (see below)
> vi (see below)
> gpm
> heimdal
> initscrits
> isdn4k-utils
> links
> netkit-telnet
> For your information, the following packages were not just plain rebuilds
> and so probably require more attention in signing off:
> vi - bump to the latest patchset
> util-linux-ng - Required update and switch to the newer cryptloop support
> patch mentioned in an old comment in the previous PKGBUILD to build

The following are working fine with normal usage: bash, readline,
gettext, grub, less, vi, and initscripts, so I'll throw a general
signoff for i686 your way

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